AVON PARK- Avon Park residents are invited to meet with Highlands County Sheriff's Office members and see crime fighting demonstrations at an open house set from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday.
The event is at the sheriff's office's north district substation, located at 304 W. Pleasant St., Avon Park.
A K-9 unit, the sheriff's office's SWAT Team and the Crisis Negotiation Team will offer demonstrations and the public will also how other "support equipment" works, states a news release.
Sheriff's office members will also answer questions and provide information.
Refreshments will be served.