What is National Night Out? It’s America’s Night Out Against Crime!
National night out events happen in communities across the country on Tuesday, August 2, 2011
Annually, National Night Out campaigns involve citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide. In all, over 37 million people participated in National Night Out 2010.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is designed to:
- Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
- Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs;
- Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
Stafford and Caroline Counties are hosting National Night Out Events, contact