Austin neighborhoods are encouraged to come together during this year’s National Night Out, in an effort to help reduce crime throughout Austin communities. The event will be held tomorrow, October 3, from 7-9 p.m.
During the event, Austin residents are asked to turn on their porch lights, lock their doors and spend the evening outside with neighbors, police officers, EMS and fire fighters.
National Night Out was designed to:
Heighten awareness for crime and drug prevention
Generate support and participation in crime prevention efforts
Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community relations
Let criminals know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back
Chief Manley will be celebrating National Night Out at the following locations:
7:15 - 7:30 p.m. Booker T. Washington Terraces – HACA
905 Bedford Street, Austin, TX 78702