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WPCNR POLICE GAZETTE. From the White Plains Department of Public Safety. August 1, 2016:

On Tuesday, August 2nd. 2016, neighborhoods throughout the City of White Plains are invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “33rd Annual National Night Out.”

National Night Out is designed to: (1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime efforts; (3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and (4) Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

From 6 to 9 p.m. on August 2nd, residents in neighborhoods throughout White Plains, communities across the nation are asked to lock their doors and turn on outside lights. You are invited to spend the evening outside with neighbors and join forces at the City of White Plains Public Safety Headquarters located at 77 S. Lexington Ave., WPNY.

You are an important part of the fiber of our community so we ask you to stand together and join us to promote awareness, safety and neighborhood unity. National Night Out showcases the vital importance of police-community partnerships and citizen involvement in our fight to build a safer city. Neighborhoods are invited to join us in Giving Crime & Drugs a Going Away Party.”

Along with the traditional outside lights and front porch vigils, The City of White Plains will celebrate “National Night Out” with an open house of the White Plains Public Safety Department along with a safety fair that will include a live band, and tables manned by Community service organizations.

There will be free give aways, along with visits from elected officials representing our local government and representatives from Westchester County Police, as well as members of the White Plains Department of Public Safety (Police and Fire Bureau).

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