New Bedford's National Night Out program is scheduled for Tuesday, August 6 at Ashley Park. It's a giant block party that brings together neighborhood groups and promotes police-community partnerships. It's organized in New Bedford by Neighborhoods United. President Jerry Pinto speaks with Townsquare Sunday host Jim Phillips about this year's event and the importance of building better relationships with neighborhood residents and local police.

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With additional reporting by James Walker Jr.