Blue Springs Police Detective Ben McRae helps 4-year-old Sawyer Sasyk try on police tactical team gear while sister Amelia, 6, waits her turn Tuesday during Blue Springs' 20th annual National Night Out gathering. In addition to Blue Springs Police, the free block party featured public safety and law enforcement demonstrations, displays from vehicles from the Central Jackson County Fire Protection District, Jackson County Sheriff's Office, Missouri State Highway Patrol and ATF, as well as displays from several other organizations in the community. [Mike Genet/The Examiner]