What is National Night Out?
It's America's Night Out Against Crime!
National Night Out (NNO) is a unique crime/drug prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) www.nationalnighout.org/nno/.
The National Night Out campaign involves citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide. In all, over 37 million people participated in National Night Out 2011.
The Dunwoody National Night Out takes place in early August each year. The location is subject to change.
Check our Police News webpage near August each year to find out the specific date, times and location.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT is designed to:
•Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
•Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs;
•Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
•Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.