The 31st Annual National Night Out will culminate on Tuesday, August 4th. National Night Out is a program created by the National Associated of Town Watch and organized locally by the Santa Clara Police Department.
National Night Out is designed to increase awareness of crime prevention programs and strengthen neighborhood spirit by creating a positive police and community partnership.
On Tuesday, August 4th from 6:00 - 8:30 p.m. residents in neighborhoods throughout Santa Clara and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on the outside lights, and spend the evening outside with neighbors, police, and the fire department to promote a neighborhood unit against crime.
Ice Cream Social
The introduction of National Night Out, "America's Night Out Against Crime:, in 1984 began an effort to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, police-community partnerships, neighborhood camaraderie and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organizing and fighting back.