PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – An open house was held Saturday at the city’s Zone 5 Police Station in Highland Park.

There will was live music, food, games a bounce house and face painting.

Also, some of the police dogs were there along with a bomb squad display.

Officers and emergency personnel gave safety tips.

The event was held to promote better community relations.

“There’s no secret that there’s a lot of stuff going on around the country right now where there’s kind of a disconnect between the police and the community, you know,” Zone 5 commander Jason Lando said. “That’s something that we are committed to changing.”

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