FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Roberta Akans, Community Service Officer, 760-839-4961
All across America, people celebrate the first Tuesday evening in August as National Night Out Against Crime! The National Association of Town Watch invites communities to join forces to promote police-community partnerships, crime/drug/violence prevention, safety and neighborhood unity. Over 37 million people in more than 15,000 communities nationwide attend this event.
The Escondido Police Department, supported in part by Target, will be holding an Open House on Tuesday August 2, 2011, between the hours of 5:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. You and your family are invited to celebrate the 28th Annual National Night Out with us! Law Enforcement personnel and different employee groups from the City of Escondido will be on site to answer questions and provide resource information on crime prevention and safety. Activities will be provided for children. Group station tours of the new police and fire headquarters will be offered as well as K-9 demonstrations and a demonstration by Escondido Recreation sponsored Martial Arts/Self Defense course instructed by Ron Lyde. Miss Escondido and her court will also be making an appearance. Refreshments will be provided.
For questions, contact the Escondido Police Department's Special Events Division at (760) 839-4961.
NATIONAL NIGHT OUT
Escondido Police Department • 1163 N. Centre City Pkwy
August 2, 2011
5:30 p.m.–8:00 p.m.