Police, fire chiefs preview 2013 Night Out Against Crime

Police, fire chiefs preview 2013 Night Out Against Crime

Posted: Updated:
ATLANTA -

The Atlanta Police Department has partnered with several local agencies to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6.

National Night Out is organized by the National Association of Town Watch and encourages communities to partner with local law enforcement to increase crime prevention awareness.


Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Planning Units are invited to register block parties and other events by emailing Crime Prevention Inspector G. Mayes at gmayes@atlantaga.gov or leaving a message at 404-546-5550.

Events registered by Friday, August 2 may receive visits from city officials.

Sample events include community block parties, ice cream socials and community clean-ups. All Atlanta National Night Out activities are free, family-friendly and promote community pride and safety.

This year's theme is "The More We Get Together, The Safer We'll Be" and bulleted below is a partial list of events.

Atlanta National Night Out partners include the Atlanta Police Department, Atlanta Fire Rescue Department, the Mayor's Office of Weed & Seed, City of Atlanta Departments of Corrections, Public Works, Planning and Community Development and Watershed Management; the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

This year is the 30th anniversary of National Night Out with over 34 million people across the country expected to participate. For more information about National Night Out, the largest annual crime and drug prevention event, visit www.nationalnightout.org or call 1-800-NITE OUT.

More info:
National Night Out website


  • Good Day ArchiveMore>>

  • Dine Out for Project Open Hand

    Dine Out for Project Open Hand

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:39 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:39:13 GMT
    Head out to the a participating restaurant to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Dining Out For Life.
    Head out to the a participating restaurant to celebrate the 22nd anniversary of Dining Out For Life.
  • Fox 5 I-Team

    Cheap vs. Frugal

    Cheap vs. Frugal

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:15 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:15:25 GMT
    There is nothing wrong with saving a buck, but can you cross the line? There is a difference between being cheap and being frugal.
    There is nothing wrong with saving a buck, but can you cross the line? There is a difference between being cheap and being frugal.
  • Mountain Festival Brings Music, Dancing To Dahlonega Square

    Mountain Festival Brings Music, Dancing To Dahlonega Square

    Wednesday, April 23 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-04-23 13:08:13 GMT
    The North Georgia town of Dahlonega is best-known for its gold. But this weekend, music will bring more than 50,000 people to the historic town square.
    The North Georgia town of Dahlonega is best-known for its gold. But this weekend, music will bring more than 50,000 people to the historic town square.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices