LMPD calling on citizens for National Night Out
This year's theme is Community Oriented Policing, with a focus on crime prevention and neighborhood block watch development.
Monday, August 4th 2014, 3:18 pm EDT
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) - Louisville Metro Police want citizens to take to the streets and join them for a National Night Out.
Communities across the country will take part in the annual event, which is set for Tuesday evening.
This year's theme is "Community Oriented Policing," with a focus on crime prevention and neighborhood block watch development.
"We have eight LMPD sponsored locations and there will be an officer at each location with information on how to start a neighborhood watch program," said LMPD spokesperson Lt. Andrea Brown.
LMPD's canine and mounted patrol units, dive team, and bomb squad will also be out for the evening's events.
There will also be activities for children and even police officer dunking booths.
Louisville National Night Out Event Sites:
1st Division, Portland Community Center, 640 N. 27th Street, 6-8 p.m.
2nd Division, Russell Lee Park, 3621 Southern Ave., 6-8 p.m.
3rd Division, Home Depot, 6840 Dixie Highway, 6-8 p.m.
4th Division, Wyandotte Park, 1104 Beecher Street, 5-8 p.m.
5th Division, Peterson-Dumesnil House, 301 S. Peterson Ave., 6-9 p.m.
6th & 7th Divisions, Target Okolona 7311 Jefferson Blvd., 6-8 p.m.
8th Division, Target Springhurst, Springhurst Towne Center, 4101 Towne Center Drive, 6-8 p.m.
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