National Night Out showcases importance of citizen involvement

  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Sheriff Lane Cribb and the Georgetown County Sheriff’s Office are offering the 31st annual National Night Out event on Tues., Aug. 5.

The free event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. at Pleasant Hill Elementary Football Field located at 127 Schoolhouse Dr. in Hemingway.

The public is encouraged to attend. The event is for the entire family with fun, food, music, and games. McGruff, the crime dog, will be present for photos.

For the last 30 years, National Night Out has organized community events to showcase the vital importance of citizen involvement and partnerships with law enforcement in keeping families safe from crime.

National Night Out is a community building campaign designed to:

Heighten crime prevention awareness.

Generate support and participation in anti-crime programs.

Strengthen neighborhood spirit and community-police partnerships.

Send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

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