Please join us for our annual Ice Cream Social for National Night Out! We will have frozen treats from OLO Yogurt and the Coop. Meet local law enforcement and talk to your neighbors!
National Night Out is a community building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships. Locally, National Night Out is sponsored by the Albuquerque Police Department, the Crime Prevention Unit, and the Office of Neighborhood Coordination. From the city website:
Objectives of National Night Out include:
- Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
- Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime efforts;
- Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police/community partnerships;
- Renew old acquaintances and establish new friendships by getting to know your neighbor; and
- Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.