Police, fire chiefs preview 2013 Night Out Against Crime - FOX 13 News

Police, fire chiefs preview 2013 Night Out Against Crime

Posted: Updated:
ATLANTA -

The Atlanta Police Department has partnered with several local agencies to celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6.

National Night Out is organized by the National Association of Town Watch and encourages communities to partner with local law enforcement to increase crime prevention awareness.


Neighborhoods and Neighborhood Planning Units are invited to register block parties and other events by emailing Crime Prevention Inspector G. Mayes at gmayes@atlantaga.gov or leaving a message at 404-546-5550.

Events registered by Friday, August 2 may receive visits from city officials.

Sample events include community block parties, ice cream socials and community clean-ups. All Atlanta National Night Out activities are free, family-friendly and promote community pride and safety.

This year's theme is "The More We Get Together, The Safer We'll Be" and bulleted below is a partial list of events.

Atlanta National Night Out partners include the Atlanta Police Department, Atlanta Fire Rescue Department, the Mayor's Office of Weed & Seed, City of Atlanta Departments of Corrections, Public Works, Planning and Community Development and Watershed Management; the Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority and the Georgia Bureau of Investigation.

This year is the 30th anniversary of National Night Out with over 34 million people across the country expected to participate. For more information about National Night Out, the largest annual crime and drug prevention event, visit www.nationalnightout.org or call 1-800-NITE OUT.

More info:
National Night Out website


  • Good Day ArchiveMore>>

  • Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Back to School Jamboree with Hosea Feed The Hungry

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

    Hosea Feed the Hungry will host their annual Back to School Jamboree on Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Turner Field. Children will receive a backpack filled with school supplies.

  • Outlet Mall shopping secrets

    Outlet Mall shopping secrets

    Friday, August 29 2014 10:43 AM EDT2014-08-29 14:43:26 GMT
    I think this is what many of us assume about outlet mall shopping -- we get rock bottom prices on everything from clothes to housewares on brand names that are either leftovers from last year or this year's overstock. Well, it's not quite like that.
    I think this is what many of us assume about outlet mall shopping -- we get rock bottom prices on everything from clothes to housewares on brand names that are either leftovers from last year or this year's overstock. Well, it's not quite like that.
  • Good Day Atlanta

    Pike Nurseries: Labor Day entertaining and planting

    Pike Nurseries: Labor Day entertaining and planting

    Friday, August 29 2014 9:08 AM EDT2014-08-29 13:08:02 GMT
     Did you know that Pike Nurseries has a Pinterest Board that is chock-full of great entertaining ideas for the Holiday Weekend?
     Did you know that Pike Nurseries has a Pinterest Board that is chock-full of great entertaining ideas for the Holiday Weekend?
Powered by WorldNow

FOX 13 / WTVT-TV
3213 West Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33609
Main: (813) 876-1313
Newsroom: (813) 870-9630
Fax: (813) 871-3135

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | New Terms of Service What's new | Ad Choices