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National Night Out
August 6, 2013 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Event for residents to gather with neighbors, meet law enforcement
Danville residents are reminded to set Tuesday, August 6, 2013 on their calendars as a night to get out and meet their neighbors and law enforcement during the National Night Out event.Â Introduced in 1984, the National Night Out is an evening set aside to heighten awareness in neighborhoods and strengthen participation in local anti-crime efforts.
National Night Out is held from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.Â Citizens are encouraged to set up block parties, get to know their neighbors and enjoy the evening. Police Chief Steve Simpkins and other members of the Danville Police Department will be out visiting block parties that have registered with the Department.
â€œOver the years, National Night Out has strengthened neighborhood spirit and the Police Departmentâ€™s partnership with the community,â€ said Police Chief Steve Simpkins. â€œEvents like this let criminals know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.â€
Anyone who wishes to have Police Department personnel visit their block party are encouraged to contact Crime Prevention Specialist Carol Burroughs at (925) 314-3707 orÂ [email protected].