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National Night Out Tuesday, Aug. 5, 2008 - We'll be turning our lights on too!


From Raleigh to Durham, Cary, and other Triangle towns, on Tuesday, August 5th, citizens, law enforcement agencies, community groups, businesses and local officials in over 10,000 other communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide will join forces to mark the “25th Annual National Night Out” (NNO) – which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) - in partnership with Target and the U.S. Department of Justice.  Nationally, over 34 million people are expected to participate in ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime’ this year.


Call your local town for more information and ask them to support National Night Out.  Or click on the links below to register your own neighborhood or organization to host festivities.


What is National Night Out?


It's America's Night Out Against Crime!


The "23rd Annual National Night Out" (NNO), a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 1, 2006.  We cordially invite you and your community to be a part of our NIGHT OUT 2006 team.


Last year's National Night Out campaign involved citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from over 10,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide.  In all, over 34 million people participated in NNO 2006.


National Night Out Knight

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is designed to:




Click here to find out more about the  National Night Out.




Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, cities, towns and neighborhoods 'celebrate' NNO with a variety of events and activities such as:




NNO has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safer nation.  Plus, the benefits your community will derive from NNO will most certainly extend well beyond the one night.


The official 2008 NNO Registration Form is available on the NNO site.  Simply complete the online form and submit it. (Note: There is no cost to register or participate!)


Once registered, coordinators receive an ORGANIZATIONAL KIT filled with 'how-to' materials such as:



You will also receive NNO "Updates" during the period leading up to the event.  Plus, you'll receive information on "Project 365" - a unique component to the National Night Out campaign.


Don't delay.  Be sure your community is part of the nation's largest annual crime/drug prevention event.  Complete and submit the online NNO Registration Form today.



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