August 2, 2011 is National Night Out, a nationwide program to get the community involved in crime prevention.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is designed to:
• Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
• Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime programs
• Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships
• Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
Members of the press can go to the website below, click on "press tool kit" and follow the link to download a Zip file containing information about National Night Out, the history behind it, the latest press release, and a list of registered areas.