On Aug. 1, North Liberty and cities across the country, will celebrate National Night Out. Residents are encourages to go outside, lock their doors and meet with their neighbors and North Liberty’s officers to talk about happenings in their neighborhood and crime prevention strategies. North Liberty officers will be traveling through neighborhoods on foot and bikes between 4 and 8 p.m., making contact with community members.
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. Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and various other community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel, exhibits and much, much more.