The Lock-In was sponsored by the New Castle Police Department’s PLAY (Poli…ce Leading Active Youth) Program. The event brought Police Officers and over 180 children together for a night of fun activities. These activities included swimming, basketball, Ping-Pong and many other activities.
The program is designed to promote trust and understanding between young people and police officers. The program is based on the thought that young people—if they are reached early enough—can develop strong, positive attitudes toward police officers and the law