National Night Out October 2nd!
Celebrate the 10th Annual National Night out this Tuesday, October 2nd!
What is National Night Out?
National Night Out is an annual campaign that promotes police-community partnerships. It enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances. This Tuesday (10-2-18), residents are invited to turn on their porch lights, gather with their neighbors and commit to helping law enforcement reduce crime in our communities.
White Rock Lake will celebrate with block parties, festivals and cookouts. Safety demonstrations and seminars from emergency personnel will also be featured in many neighborhoods.
What are its goals?
The purpose of National Night Out is to:
- Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness.
- Generate support for, and participation in, local safety and anti-crime efforts.
- Strengthen community spirit and police-community partnerships.
- Send a message to criminals that communities are organized and fighting back.
When is National Night Out?
This Tuesday, October 2.
5:30-7:30PM: Community Celebration
7PM-10PM: remember to turn on your porch lights to show your support for National Night Out!
Where can White Rock Lake residents celebrate?
Location: Casa Linda Park (meet at the Pavilion next to the playground).
What else can I expect?
Free pizza, face painting, Kong ice, and more family fun!
How can I get involved?
To help with this event, contact Albert Barbosa (214-893-9188 or firstname.lastname@example.org).
To receive the Little Forest Hills crime reports and other neighborhood announcements, email email@example.com.
To get certified and patrol Little Forest Hills, email Kevin.Kelley@dpd.ci.dallas.tx.us.
To help your community during disasters, contact Cassandra.firstname.lastname@example.org.
Click here to get involved with the Dallas Citizens Academy.
Sounds like a great evening in our community! I can’t wait to see each of you on Tuesday night.
More about National Night Out:
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.
Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide on the first Tuesday in August (Texas celebrates on the first Tuesday in October). Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and various other community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much, much more.
National Night Out Brings Together:
–38 million neighbors
–16 thousand communities
–35 years of NNO
What People Are Saying About National Night Out:
… a chance to bring neighborhoods together with the men and women who protect them. The safety of our communities depend on both law enforcement and the neighbors they serve. National Night Out enhances that cooperation. –Joe Biden, former Vice President
… the best way to build a safer community is to know your neighbors and your surroundings. National Night Out triumphs over a culture that isolates us from each other and allows us to rediscover our own communities. –Kay Bailey Hutchison, Senator