Tuesday, July 26, 2011

PGPD to Participate in 28th Annual National Night Out

Prince George’s County, Maryland…On Tuesday, August 2, 2011, Prince George's County Police, county officials, and neighborhood civic groups will come together in observance of the 28th Annual “National Night Out” against crime from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Residents in Prince George's County are asked to turn on their outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors.

This annual event, sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, is a partnership created to:

• Heighten public awareness of crime and drug prevention programs

• Generate support for, and participate in, local anti-crime efforts

• Strengthen neighborhood spirits and police-community partnerships

• Display unity in the fight against criminal activity.

“National Night Out is our opportunity to show police and community solidarity in the fight against crime for the stability and vitality of our communities. As National Night Out events continue to grow in Prince George’s County, they exemplify the strength of our partnership and the commitment within our neighborhoods and communities,” said Chief of Police for Prince George's County, Mark A. Magaw.

Representatives from the Prince George's County Police Department will attend scheduled events throughout the county. A list of locations and times for areas participating in the “National Night Out” event can be found by clicking on the link below.

For further information, please contact the Prince George’s County Police Press Information Office at (301) 772-4710.

28th Annual National Night Out Schedule of Events
(Click Here) http://cms.princegeorgescountymd.gov/PoliceNews/default.aspx?itemid=3174

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