Town of Lexington Hosts National Night Out Event - Tonight
LEXINGTON, SC - August 7, 2012 - On Tuesday August 7, 2012 at 6:00pm, the Lexington Police Department will be sponsoring a National Night Out cookout at Gibson Pond Park located on Gibson Road in Lexington.
There will be hotdogs with all the extras and snow cones for dessert. Balloons and other educational material will be available for the children as well as adults. We will also be conducting child passenger safety seat checks as well as providing information on other services that our Community Action Team members provide.
Please pass this information on to your neighborhoods and communities. We look forward to seeing you. If you have any questions, please contact a member of the Lexington Police Department’s Community Action Team at 803-359-6260.
Last year's National Night Out campaign involved citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide. In all, over 37 million people participated in National Night Out 2011.
National Night Out is designed to:
- Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
- Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs;
- Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
- Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.