Join over 38 million people from approximately 17,000 communities across the U.S. turning on their outside lights and spending the evening outdoors enjoying block parties, cookouts, flashlight walks, and visits from local police and fire departments.
National Night Out is designed to:
Generate participation in anti-crime programs such as Neighborhood Crime Watch
Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
Send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and will not tolerate illegal activity
Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships