The Fulton County Police Department, in partnership with Fulton County agencies and local neighborhoods are joining forces with thousands of communities across the nation to celebrate and participate in National Night Out 2015.
Join Fulton County Police at their â€śNational Night Outâ€ť on Tuesday, August 4, 2015, from 6:00 p.m. â€“ 8:00 p.m., at the 112 Mega-Plex located at 5495 Old National Highway, College Park, GA 30349. This yearâ€™s program will be hosted by nationally recognized - M.C. Lightfoot.
National Night Out (NNO) is an annual crime and drug prevention event. Â Each year the Fulton County Police Department shares information with Fulton County residents about ways to form partnerships to help make their neighborhoods safe places to live, work and play. Â
National Night Out is organized to heighten crime awareness and support for crime and drug prevention efforts sending a message to criminals that neighborhoods are working together and fighting back against crime. Â The event also strengthens neighborhoods and police and community partnerships.
â€śThis event is a priority for our department because it is about community and making it stronger and a safer place for Fulton County residents to live. Â Our National Night Out is an award winning initiative and the police department and the community look forward to this event every year,â€ť said Interim Police Chief Gary Stiles.
Other Fulton County agencies participating in the event include; the Fulton County Sheriffâ€™s Department, Fulton County Marshalâ€™s Office, Office of Behavioral Health Services, Health and Wellness, and the Fulton County Fire Rescue Department will also be on hand for kids to enjoy and learn about police and fire safety.
Several companies and businesses from the community are also participating in the event. Â Visitors can talk to representatives from local homeowners associations enjoy live entertainment, food and fun activities for the kids. Â Â
For more information about Fulton County Police Departmentâ€™s â€śNational Night Outâ€ť contact Â Â Officer Luther Lamar at (404) 612-5314, Corporal Maureen Smith at (404) 612-5321, or Public Affairs Manager, Jolene Butts Freeman at (404) 234-8945. Â