Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – For National Faith & Blue Weekend, the Mt. Juliet Police Department is organizing a Community Chili Cook-Off and Open House. The police department and community will come together in a collaborative effort to build stronger bridges through fellowship. The event will be an excellent opportunity for residents to meet and fellowship with neighbors, friends, businesses, and members of the police department in a fun, friendly setting at police headquarters while enjoying many different chili recipes. The event will take place on Saturday, October 8, 2022, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. at Mt. Juliet Police Headquarters, located at 1019 Charlie Daniels Parkway.
Groups of friends, families, businesses, and neighborhoods are encouraged to participate in the chili cook-off, and the public is invited to attend, eat chili, and check out police headquarters and equipment. There will be numerous displays of the Mt. Juliet Police Department’s resources and other law enforcement-related equipment and technology.
Representatives for the department will be on-hand to conduct guided tours of police headquarters during the event. Also, a kids’ fun zone will be out on the department’s front lawn.
Those interested in participating in the Chili Cook-off can visit www.mjpdnews.org/chilicookoff for more details.
Faith & Blue Weekend is a national event with activities in communities across the country that bring together law enforcement and residents to build connections, create mutual understanding, and enhance justice and reconciliation. You can learn more about Faith & Blue Weekend here: https://faithandblue.org/about/.