Several communities in the east were learning their local law enforcement Tuesday night during National Night Out.
In Jacksonville there were tons of vendors lining the streets as over 5,000 people gathered for the opportunity to see their local officers and ask them questions.
It wasn't just the police and firefighters getting attention, the National Guard had plenty of kids around their mini plane as well.
Miss North Carolina Teen U.S.A. told us she drove four hours to be there. She says because of its rich military history, Jacksonville has a lot to offer in Eastern Carolina.