Missouri City residents will partner with police officers, firefighters and city officials on Tuesday, Oct. 2 to participate in the 29th Annual National Night Out and promote crime prevention and safe neighborhoods.
This year, a kick-off gathering will be held at the new Police Mini-Station on Texas Parkway prior to the National Night Out block parties. The event is set for Saturday, Sept. 29 at 6 p.m., 1703-A Texas Pkwy.
Then, on Oct. 2, the date cities statewide will celebrate National Night Out, citizens will gather in the Target parking lot on Highway 6 at Murphy Road at 5 p.m.
Members of the Fire & Rescue Service and the Police Department, including the Burglary and Auto Theft Taskforce and the Dive, SWAT, Bike Patrol and ATV Search Teams, will attend both events to greet participants and hand out crime-prevention materials. Police vehicles, tactical equipment, a ladder truck and rescue boat will also be on display.
Residents can register block parties and pick up National Night Out supplies on Monday, Sept. 24 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Public Safety Headquarters, 3849 Cartwright Rd. Block party hosts who register on that date will receive a free “National Night Out T-shirt”.
Evett Kelly, Community Liaison for the Police Department, said the events are “a great way for residents to meet their neighbors and to learn more about what they can do to prevent crime in their communities.” For more information, call Evett Kelly at 281-403-5830 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.