WCSO invites organizations to participate in 2018 National Night Out

Press release from Walton County Sheriff's Office

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The Walton County Sheriff’s Office and its Neighborhood Watch/Crime Prevention Unit are hosting this years “National Night Out.” This is an annual community awareness and crime prevention event where over 38 million people in more than 16,000 communities join together to promote law enforcement/community partnerships nationwide. “National Night Out” is recognized the first Tuesday in August every year, and this year will take place on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at Meridian Park in Loganville. The theme for the event is Walton County Stands United Against Crime, and the event will kick off at 4 p.m. and will conclude at 8 p.m.

The goal of “National Night Out” is to provide resources to the citizens within our communities on crime, drug, and violence prevention in addition to providing information on safety and neighborhood unity. The event will be a collaborative effort with our county wide organizations that provide assistance throughout our community. We are looking to provide the public with information that will be useful when support is needed.

WCSO is extending an invitation for a representative from relevant agencies to come out and help us bring awareness and share information about their organizations with our community. This involvement will assist in further promoting the fight against crime, drugs, and violence, as well as, provide valuable resources and information to the public. This information will be most beneficial in the event of an emergency or any other unforeseen circumstances.

To participate in this years “National Night Out—Walton County Stands United Against Crime

RSVP no later than Friday, July 27, 2018. Once you have made your RSVP, fill out the attached registration form, and bring it with you the day of the event. Booth set up time will be from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m. on the Tuesday of the event.

RSVP’s can be made by email, jenna.towler@co.walton.ga.us OR by phone, (770) 266-1515 .

You’re invited to help support this night of fun, entertainment, and community awareness and become a part of Walton County Stands United Crime.

 

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