The Richmond Police Department is gearing up to celebrate National Night Out, the biggest city-wide party of the year, and all city residents are invited to participate.
The annual event, brings police and neighbors together in support of crime prevention during an evening full of fun for all ages. A strong partnership between the citizens and law enforcement is a powerful tool in fighting crime which begins with building a sense of community.
Numerous National Night Out events will be hosted throughout the Richmond area. Join us at The Boys and Girls Club on R street, or, To find an event near your neighborhood, visit:
“When neighbors get together at these events they get to know us and one another, The relationships that form can be a powerful tool in fighting crime because neighbors become motivated to help each other.”Sgt. Tish Edmonds with the Community Care Unit
National Night Out is a night designed to forge strong relationships between neighborhoods and police. The annual event also helps police officers and citizens work together to heighten awareness of crime and drug prevention.