Tuesday, Aug. 5 from 5-8 p.m. at Eucalyptus Park
ANAHEIM, Calif. (Aug. 4, 2014) – Started in 1984 by the non-profit group National Association of Town Watch (NATW), National Night Out brings people together to focus on crime prevention, increase police-community partnership, promote neighborhood camaraderie, and send the message to criminals that the community is organized and will engage with their police department to prevent crime. The NATW website reports during the first National Night Out, Tuesday, August 7, 1984, 2.5 million American took part in 400 communities across 23 states.
The Anaheim Police Department always works to engage our community in crime prevention strategies and has a long history of hosting National Night Out. Tomorrow, August 5, 2014 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., the Anaheim Police Department will be hosting National Night Out – Anaheim (#NNOAPD). This year’s event will be held at Eucalyptus Park – 100 N. Quintana Drive. (On Santa Ana Canyon Road between Anaheim Hills Road and Fairmont Drive) National Night Out – Anaheim (#NNOAPD) offers an opportunity to see the many facets of the Anaheim Police Department and emphasizes the partnerships, both public and private, needed to provide service to the Anaheim community.
Some of the highlights of National Night Out – Anaheim include:
- Helicopter Display
- SWAT Demonstration
- K9 Demonstration
- Mounted Enforcement Unit Demonstration
- Food Trucks
- Music and more…
**There will also be a special guest appearance by Retired Anaheim Police Service Dog Bruno**
Live Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram updates will be given throughout the night. Be sure to like us on Facebook at:www.facebook.com/anaheimpd and follow us on Twitter and Instagram at @anaheimpd. We encourage you to take photographs of your experience at National Night Out – Anaheim using the hashtag: #NNOAPD.
For more information on the Anaheim Police Department, our services and crime prevention information, visit: www.anaheim.net/police. We look forward to seeing you tomorrow.
For more information on the City of Anaheim, please visit www.anaheim.net.
ABOUT ANAHEIM –The City of Anaheim, founded in 1857, is one of the nation’s premier municipalities and is one of California’s most populous cities. Anaheim covers 50 square miles with more than 346,000 residents and more than 2,900 City employees. The municipal corporation’s annual budget is $1.6 billion. Anaheim supports a thriving business community with companies such as Carl Karcher Enterprises, Inc., L-3 Communications, Pacific Sunwear, and Disneyland Resort. Successful sports franchises call Anaheim home, including Angels Baseball, Anaheim Ducks, the U.S. Men’s National Volleyball Team, and the 2012 Olympic Games Silver Medal winning U.S. Women’s National Volleyball Team. Anaheim also boasts world-class meeting and entertainment venues with the Anaheim Convention Center, LEED-certified and the largest on the west coast, Honda Center, City National Grove of Anaheim, Anaheim GardenWalk, and Angel Stadium of Anaheim. In addition, Anaheim embraces its vibrant cultural arts community, including the world-renowned Anaheim Ballet. Annually, Anaheim welcomes millions of visitors to the city, truly making it where the world comes to live, work and play. For more information, please visit www.anaheim.net.