FORT BEND SHERRIFF’S OFFICE
“National Night Out is a great opportunity for local law enforcement personnel and community members to ‘meet and greet’ and talk about concerns in their community,” said Chief Deputy Craig Brady. “This event creates an opportunity to bridge the gap between neighbors and with law enforcement agencies.”This year’s National Night Out is set for Tuesday, Oct. 4.
Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office deputies will be attending gatherings in unincorporated areas of the county to offer information and answer questions.
To arrange for a deputy to attend a block party, contact Deputy Gerard Argao in the Community Services Divisions – Crime Prevention Unit at 281-238-1536 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Missouri City residents will partner with police, firefighters and City officials on Tuesday, Oct. 4 to participate in the 28th Annual National Night Out and promote crime prevention and safe neighborhoods.
Again this year, two kick-off gatherings will be held prior to the National Night Out block parties. The first is set for Saturday, Oct. 1 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. in the Texas Parkway shopping center parking lot next to Wells Fargo; hamburgers and hot dogs will be served. The second kick off, sponsored by Target, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 4 from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. in the Target parking lot on Highway 6 at Murphy Road; refreshments will be served.
To register block parties, residents can call 281-403-8705 at anytime or on Monday, Sept. 26, they can pickup National Night Out supplies from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Public Safety Headquarters, 3849 Cartwright Rd.
Dan Flagg, 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.”
Members of the Fire & Rescue Service and the Police Department, including the Dive and SWAT Teams, will attend the kick-off events to greet participants and hand out crime-prevention materials. A Fire & Rescue Service ladder truck and rescue boat will also be on display.
For more information, call 281-403-8705.
Sugar Land neighborhoods will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the annual National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevention event on Oct. 4, from 6-9 p.m. “Our City’s most important crime prevention tool is citizen involvement,” said Officer Harris Johnston, of the Crime Prevention Unit. “The Crime Prevention Program partners with residents to increase safety within the community through programs like NNO. In this spirit of cooperation, these partnerships positively influence the quality of life in Sugar Land.”
Neighborhoods, blocks or streets in Sugar Land are able to register their parties each year, and police officers, firefighters, the mayor, City Council members and other City officials visit as many parties as possible.
Register online at www.sugarlandtx.gov or call Officer Harris Johnston at (281) 275-2580.
The city of Rosenberg announced a community-wide event that is scheduled to be hosted at the Rosenberg Target in Brazos Town Center. Events will begin at 7 p.m., and continue until dark. This event will be held in the TARGET® parking lot and will feature the Rosenberg Fire Department and the Rosenberg Police Department, who will be out in force to give demonstrations and tours of their equipment.
Master Sergeant Lowell Neinast is the contact person for NNO in Richmond. He said, “Last year’s National Night Out campaign involved citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses and organizations. For further information contact Master Sergeant Lowell Neinast at 281-342-2849.
STAFFORD & MEADOWS PLACE
For information about National Night Out in Stafford, call 281-261-3950. Meadows Place police have events scheduled from 6 to 8 pm that night as well, for more information call 281-983-2950.