GLOUCESTER, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Gloucester Community Safety Day kicked off on Saturday with a helicopter landing, a dunk tank, and a dancing robot. The annual event took place at Harbor Loop from 10 A.M. to 2 P.M.
The family-friendly event was free for the public to enjoy with food vendors, music, raffles and more. Gloucester Mayor, Greg Verga, and Chief Administrative Officer, Jill Cahill, got in on the fun and agreed to brave the dunk tank.
GPD Lieutenant Quinn broke out some dance moves with a dancing robot at the event.
In the name of safety day, Gloucester Police Department put on demonstrations including a seat belt rollover simulator on the coast guard base. The public joined to see and tour police cruisers, fire trucks, EMS vehicles, MSP horses, and the U.S Coast Guard, according to Gloucester Police Department.
The 2022 Community Safety Day raised money to donate to the GHS Fitness Center Rehabilitation Project in honor of Greg Swinson, a Gloucester educator and coach.