‘National Night Out’ Supported by Collierville Subdivisions
National Night Out, also known as, “America’s Night out against Crime” is anationwide event designed to heighten drug prevention and crime awareness, generate support and participation in local anti-crime efforts, and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community partnerships. Neighbors uniting send a message to criminals letting them know that their neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. National Night Out now involves over 37.8 million people and 16,124 communities from all fifty states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide.
Neighborhoods throughout Collierville once again joined Collierville Police and Town elected officials with great participation in the annual National Night Out last evening.
The Collierville Police Department coordinates the Collierville ‘Night Out’ special recognition day as an opportunity to bring together friends, family, neighborhoods, other groups, adults and children alike, to show support of local anti-crime awareness. Members from the Collierville Police Department encouraged gatherings that included block parties, cook-outs, pool parties and more that were held in 20 Town locations.
“This annual event gives us a chance to be involved with our neighborhoods and meet more residents,” Collierville Police Chief Larry Goodwin said. “It provides us another opportunity to stay highly visible as a Police force and unite with the Town for this event to reinforce the strong position we present against crime,” Goodwin said.
Collierville citizens continue to have the full commitment of all members of the Collierville Police Department to ensure that all measures are being taken to keep Collierville a safe place to live and work, every day of every year.