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"National Night Out": Northeast Ohio neighbors unite

Neighbors Will Unite Against Violence During Cleveland's Annual Observance of "National Night Out Against Crime"

On August 7, 2012, Cleveland residents are invited to participate in a "National Night Out Against Crime" event. This year marks the 29th Annual "National Night Out Against Crime" and the 24th year that the City of Cleveland has participated.  This is an opportunity to encourage Clevelanders to come together and unite through the theme of "Cooperation, Awareness and Neighbors," to make a stand against violence and other crimes. Events will be held throughout the city featuring police and public safety vehicles, free health screenings, refreshments and activities for the entire family! We hope to see you at the main event from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM at John Adams High School, 3817 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. or any of the locations near you.
Neighborhood Event Locations:
· 1st District - Cudell Recreation Center, 1910 West Boulevard
· 2nd District - Steelyard Commons, I-71/Jennings Freeway
· 3rd District - Fatima Family Center, 6600 Lexington Avenue
· 5th District - Save-A-Lot/Forman Mills, E. 123rd & Lakeview
For more information, call 216-664-3290. Night Out Against Crime events are sponsored by Cleveland Public Power (CPP) and the City of Cleveland Community Relations Board.

North Canton: National Night Out 2012

Through out the 2011 - 2012 year the North Canton Police Department partnered with the National Association of Town Watch (NATW). The organization has announced that, the "29th Annual National Night Out (NNO) program that will culminate on Tuesday, August 7, 2012. National Night Out, is a yearlong community building campaign, and is designed to: (1) Heighten crime prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs; (3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and (4) Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods
are organized and fighting back.

The North Canton Police Department has coordinated or participated in a variety of neighborhood, school, campus, and community crime prevention programs contributing to building ones knowledge thus increasing ones power over threats to personal safety. The police department continuously strives to provide information about protecting its citizenry, visitors, homes, and businesses against, burglary, theft, shop lifting, taking precautions against identity theft, use and misuse of legal and illegal drugs or prescription medicines, telemarketing scams, con games and scams, preventing child identity theft, how to react when away from home to reduce the likely hood of mugging or rape, how to make your home safer for senior citizens, crime victimization, how to implement fire-prevention techniques and much more. It is the police department's effort to help prevent crime by reducing the opportunity for it.

We in law enforcement strive to improve our methods of crime prevention. Crime prevention involves education followed by implementation. Your safety is your responsibility. Working together, we rely upon the public to be alert to possible crime, to report crimes in progress and to take prudent steps to protect yourself and your family. Understandably, law enforcement bears the primary responsibility for crime prevention and interdiction but our community can do its part as well. To all North Canton residents and businesses, join over 15,000 communities from all "50 states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide" and display your home or business outside lights through out the night on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 in support of this national and local crime prevention event.

Solon Police Department to Host National Night Out Event

Solon, Ohio August 7th, 2012:  The National Association of Town Watch (NATW), a nonprofit, crime prevention organization which works in cooperation with thousands of crime watch groups and law enforcement agencies throughout the country, introduced the National Night Out, 'America's Night Out Against Crime' in 1984.  On August 7th, 2012 the City of Solon will join over 15,300 communities across the United States in hosting a National Night Out event at the Solon Community Park.  The event will run from 5:00 p.m. top 9:00 p.m., and will showcase crime prevention strategies and safe-neighborhood initiatives, as well as encouraging neighbors from the City, both residential and business, to come out and meet each other.  There will be food, vendor booths, as well as activities for kids and adults alike.  

On August 7th 2012 turn your front light on, lock your doors, and come out for a Night Out with the rest of Solon and see what we can do for each other to strengthen our community and ensure that we are looking out for each other. 

National Night Out 2012 - Veteran's Park Downtown Painesville

Painesville, Ohio - Join your neighbors and friends on Tuesday, August 7, 2012 from
6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. in downtown Painesville for the National Night Out Against Crime, in
which you will be joining millions of people across America and the world to prevent crime in
your neighborhoods.
This year Painesville will again be combining the National Night Out with the "Cruise-in
to Fight Crime" Classic Car Show in Veterans Park. This free event will have something for
everyone. We will be having Lake County K-9 teams, Fire Department Safe House, Meet the
Trucks Display, Lake County SWAT, McGruff and Safety Pup for all the kids and much more.
The Cruise-in will host classic cars and a DJ. The Meet the Truck Display is a hands-on,
family event where kids (and grown ups too!) can touch, explore, and honk the horns of many
mighty machines. Food will be available for a nominal fee. For more information on this event
please call, Patrolman Ryan Cueni at (440) 392-5817.

National Night Out 2012 - Steelyard Commons

Join us in the Home Depot parking lot on Tuesday, August 7th from 5pm-9pm for the sixth annual National Night Out Against Crime at Steelyard Commons Shopping Center.


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