On Tuesday, August 7th, neighborhoods throughout Los Alamitos, Seal Beach, and Orange County areas are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 35 Annual National Night Out (NNO) crime and drug prevention event.
National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW) and co-sponsored locally by the Rossmoor Homeowners Association (RHA), Rossmoor Community Services District (RCSD), Seal Beach Police, Los Alamitos Police, Orange County Sheriff’s Department, California Highway Patrol, West County-CERT, Seal Beach / Los Alamitos RACES, Red Cross, and the Orange County Fire Authority.
National Night Out is designed to:
- Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness.
- Generate support for and participation in, local anti-crime efforts
- Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police- community partnerships
- Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
National project Coordinator Matt Peskin said, “This is a night for America to stand together 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 nation. On NNO, we invite neighborhoods nationwide to join us in Giving Crime & Drugs A Going Away Party”.
There will be representatives from the Seal Beach and Los Alamitos Police Departments, West County CERT (Community Emergency Response Team), Orange County Sheriff’s Department, Orange County Fire Authority, Seal Beach/Los Alamitos RACES, along with free food, safety and preparedness information and vendors. Each year this event grows and gets better and more fun.
Come join us at the 2018 National Night Out.
National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie to make our neighborhoods safer, more caring places to live. Together, we are making that happen. On the first Tuesday each August neighbors throughout Rossmoor, Seal Beach, Los Alamitos and cities across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on their front porch lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and law enforcement.
Join the fun starting at 5:00 p.m. in front of Target in the Old Ranch Town Center (across from the Shops at Rossmoor) in Seal Beach.