National Night Out – August 7, 2018
The City of Glenarden Joins cities
‘AMERICA’S NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME’
On Tuesday, August 7th 2018, neighborhoods throughout Glenarden are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “35th Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, Which is sponsored by National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored locally by City of Glenarden/ Police Department, will involve over 15,704 communities from all 50 states, U.S territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all, over 37.5 million people are expected to participate in ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime’.
National night out is designed to: (1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participations in, local anticrime efforts; (3) Strengthen neighborhood spirits and police community partnerships; and (4) Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
On August 7th from 6:00p.m. 9:00p.m. at the Theresa Banks Complex located at 8615 McLain Avenue Glenarden, Maryland, residents in neighborhoods throughout the City of Glenarden and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with our neighbors and police.