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– National Night Out Against Crime in the City of Yelm – August 1st
On Tuesday, August 1st, neighborhoods throughout the City of Yelm are encouraged to come together to join forces with thousands for communities nationwide for the 34th Annual National Night Out Against Crime Event, at the Yelm Community Center, from 6-8pm.
National Night Out is designed to:
(1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
(2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime efforts;
(3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
(4) Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
– Event in Yelm
National Night Out Against Crime at the Yelm Community Center August 1st!
“The 34th Annual National Night Event will take place nationwide and include more than 38,000 million people in over 16,000 communities. The Yelm Police Department will host their second annual event from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Yelm Community Center on Tuesday, August 1st. There will be food, snacks and water available for attendees in addition to fun items for kids and informational material for adults. In addition to Yelm Officers and new Police Vehicles being there we will also have SE Thurston Fire and their big red fire truck and Thurston County Sheriff’s Office and their Tactical Response Vehicle (TRV). Residents are encouraged to stop by at any time and talk with officers, deputies and firefighters and ask questions or just have a hot dog (Provided by Mr. Doug’s Restaurant),” quoting the Yelm Police Department.
– About National Night Out™
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true sense of community. Furthermore, it provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.
Millions of neighbors take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities from all fifty states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide on the first Tuesday in August (Texas celebrates on the first Tuesday in October).