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Have you ever seen a Goshen City Council member getting tazed by the Police Department?

Well, “Goshen’s Night Out,” in partnership with August’s First Fridays event, will give you the opportunity, according to Goshen Police Detective Kevin Miller.

“Councilman Jeremy Stutsman will be receiving an exposure from a Taser,” Miller said Friday. “He said he’d be glad to be in the demonstration.”

While being tasered is not on the top of his “fun” list, Stutsman said he hopes his participation will bring out a large crowd to the “Night Out,” an event that hopes to educate locals on available emergency resources and departments.

–Goshen Police Officer Kirk Maggert and Rocky, left, and Officer Phil Rissot with Hex participate in last year’s Night Out. (Photo/Goshen News)

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First Fridays in downtown Goshen

On the First Friday of every month – throughout the year – businesses, artists, and entertainers throw a party in downtown Goshen. Hours are generally from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m.


Bring your family, friends and neighbors to Goshen’s Night Out – Taking a stand against crime. Organized by the City of Goshen Police Department. Free food! Prize giveaways! Family & Kids’ activities!

  • K-9 Demo
  • Child fingerprinting
  • Taser Demo
  • Fire Dept. Demo
  • ERT Demo
  • Neighborhood Association resources
  • Victims’ Assitance
  • Police Dept. vehicle & equipment
  • Area community service agency displays

Half-Pint Jones is a colorful five-piece project of sophisticated funk, jazz, and rock sprinkled with the musical flavors of New Orleans. This dynamic group was birthed during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina and is rooted to staying true to all musical and spiritual influences; keeping their music honest and fresh. Based in South Bend, Indiana, these five musicians have come together to express a new, organic, manner of story-telling and musical improvisation, while maintaining a completely relatable sound.

1st Friday Events hosted by: Downtown Goshen Inc.