ALBEMARLE COUNTY, Va. (WVIR) - Members of the Albemarle County Police Department teamed up with their brothers and sisters in blue all across the country in an effort to improve relationships between officers and community members.

On Tuesday night as part of the National Night Out, ACPD officers began in the Parks Edge neighborhood and made their way around the county visiting different communities to chat with folks and show off their vehicles and equipment to the kids.

They also handed out ACPD swag, popsicles, and coloring books.