National Night Out TONIGHT
- National Night Out (NNO) is an annual event, sponsored by the
National Association of Town Watch, that takes place on the first
Tuesday in August. Each year, the Metropolitan Police Department
actively participates in National Night Out by rallying community
members throughout the District of Columbia to join with neighbors
and police officers in their PSAs to be a part of this annual event.
The National Night Out campaign involves citizens, law enforcement
agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and
local officials from 9,500 communities from all 50 states, US
territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide.
National Night Out is designed to:
Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime
Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships;and
Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are
organized and fighting back.
National Night Out 2007
Mark your calendars! National Night Out 2007 takes place on Tuesday,
August 7, 2007. And once again, the District of Columbia will be
celebrating this crime prevention event in a big way. If you want to
get involved in NNO 2007 activites in your community, please contact
your local police district, or call Kevin Palmer at (202) 727-4731.
National Night Out 2007 Events by Police District
National Night Out 2006
Congratulations, DC! The National Association of Town Watch
recognized the District's 2006 National Night Out celebration as an
award-winning performance. DC received a 7th place honor among
cities with a population of 300,000 or more.The Metropolitan Police
Department wishes to thank all of those dedicated members of the DC
community who, despite the sweltering heat, came out on Tuesday,
August 1, 2006, to celebrate National Night Out. It was an
impressive and inspiring display of police-community partnerships in
National Night Out
National Night Out 2008 Activities
National Night Off Kickoff Activities (8/5/08, 4-8 pm)
Location: National Mall at 4th Street
Join area police and public safety agencies, neighbors, and friends as we celebrate NNO's 25 years of successful partnerships. Entertainment, activities for children, fingerprinting, games, military and police equipment, and live concert featuring headline acts.
National Night Out 2008: Celebrate with your Police District*
Fifth District, Ft. Lincoln Recreation Center
3100 Ft. Lincoln Drive, NE
Celebrate NNO with the Fifth District
Join us for food, fun, and information on neighborhood watch/orange hat programs and safety workshops within our police/community partnerships. Let our partnerships send the message - our neighborhoods are organized and willing to support local anticrime programs.
In addition, you may "get on the Bus" with Councilmember Thomas and 5D Command Staff as a Delegate from our Ward Five/District Five community to represent us at the Regional event on the Mall. (Bus leaves for the Mall at 5:15pm)