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Posted on: July 11, 2018

NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME WILL BE CELEBRATED IN DOUGLAS AUGUST 7, 2018, 4PM–8PM

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018, from 4pm – 8pm, Douglas citizens are invited to join other communities throughout the United States for the “35th Annual National Night Out” crime and drug prevention event at Davis Wade Park.  National Night Out will involve over 16,000 communities from all 50 states, Canadian cities and military bases around the world.  In all, over 38 million people are expected to participate in “America’s Night Out Against Crime”.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live.  This year’s, National Night Out Against Crime event, will feature public safety vehicle displays, fire trucks, K-9 demonstrations, a waterslide, pool activities, and more - all in one night for our community to enjoy.

“This is a night for Douglas to come out and promote awareness, safety, and neighborhood unity,” says Interim Police Chief Brannen Pruette.  “National Night Out showcases the importance of public safety community partnerships and citizen involvement in our fight to build a safer community.  We invite everyone to join us at this event and have some fun!”

National sponsors are NATW, Dietz and Watson, Associa, and Ring.  Locally, our community partners include: Douglas Police Department, Coffee County Sheriff’s Department, Douglas Fire Department, Department of Juvenile Justice, Georgia State Patrol, Department of Community Supervision, and McRae Coca-Cola.  More community partners are needed to make this event a success.  For more information, please contact the Douglas Police Department at 912-384-2222.



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