First Responders Spotlight Safety Practices for Community Safety Day on June 2

GREENFIELD – The Greenfield Police and Fire Departments welcomes families for Community Safety Day on Sunday, June 2, from 11 AM – 1 PM at Greenfield Middle School. This time-honored tradition, organized by Greenfield Recreation, showcases the critical work of the city’s first responders and reinforces important safety tips community members can follow.

“Community Safety Day is always a highlight on our calendar,” said Greenfield Fire Chief Robert Strahan. “We look forward to showcasing our department's work to preserve the city’s public safety.”

“The Greenfield Police Department is thrilled to participate in Community Safety Day,” said Greenfield Police Chief Todd Dodge. “We welcome the opportunity to connect with the community and emphasize important safety measures.”

Community Safety Day features a variety of safety-focused programs. Police officers and firefighters will demonstrate first responder practices, such as climbing a fire truck ladder and evacuating a crashed car. The Greenfield Kiwanis Club are hosting a bike rodeo that includes the distribution of free bike helmets to cyclists. Greenfield Police Department K-9 officer Frank will also be present to greet attendees.

Community Safety Day reinforces important public health information. Certified technicians will be on location to ensure the correct placement of children's passenger seats. In addition, informational areas will be present to amplify essential safety practices.

Other attendees and offerings include:

  • Greenfield Health Department
  • Massachusetts State Police
  • AMR
  • Pet First Aid
  • Greenfield Police Department Command Center
  • K-9 Demos

For more information regarding Community Safety Day, please get in touch with Greenfield Recreation at (413) 772-1553.