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America's Night Out Against Crime

July 30, 2010

On Tuesday, August 3rd neighborhoods throughout the City of Woodland are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the "27th Annual National Night Out" (NNO) crime and drug prevention event.  National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored locally by Woodland Police Department it will involve over 14,625 communities from all 50 States, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world.  In all, over 36.7 million people are expected to participate in 'America's Night Out Against Crime’.  NNO 2010 is being supported in part by TARGET, a national corporate sponsor.  

National Night Out is designed to:
·         Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
·         Generate support in anti-crime efforts
·         Strengthen neighborhood spirit and community partnerships
·         Send a message to criminals that neighbors look out for each other
 

From 6pm to 9pm on August 3rd, residents in neighborhoods through out Woodland and across the nation, are asked to lock their doors, turn on their porch lights and spend their evening outside with neighbors.  In the past, neighborhoods have hosted barbeques, ice-cream socials and potlucks. The goal is to get neighbors together.  Show your support by registering your neighborhood with the Woodland Police Department by calling 661-7854 or email mini.higgins@cityofwoodland.org.  We will make every effort to have Police Officers, City Government officials or Fire Department personnel visit your block party.  

In the past, neighborhoods have hosted barbeques, ice-cream socials and potlucks. The goal is to get neighbors together.  Show your support by registering your neighborhood with the Woodland Police Department by calling 661-7854 or email mini.higgins@cityofwoodland.org.  We will make every effort to have Police Officers, City Government officials or Fire Department personnel visit your block party. 

We highly encourage participation from residents in our community and ask that you support this great Crime Prevention event.

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