Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office Celebrates National Night Out, August 5
July 31, 2014
The Fairfax County Sheriff’s Office will participate in National Night Out on Tuesday, August 5, from 6-10 p.m., in neighborhoods throughout the county. National Night Out promotes community involvement in crime prevention activities, establishes partnerships between public safety agencies and the community, fosters neighborhood camaraderie and sends a message to criminals that neighborhoods are organized and prepared to fight back.
Sheriff Stacey A. Kincaid said, "This is a wonderful opportunity for diverse communities in our area to interact with sheriff’s deputies in friendly settings and get to know us better. It is also a chance for us to listen to community concerns so that we may better serve the public."
Just a few of the neighborhoods where sheriff’s deputies will visit
- Jefferson Manor Park in Lee District
- Southgate Community Center in Hunter Mill District
- Reflection Homes in Dranesville District
- Overlook Foundation in Mason District
- Lorton Library and Lorton Park in Mt. Vernon District
- Franklin Farm in Sully District
- Orange Hunt Elementary School in Springfield District
- Middle Ridge Park in Braddock District
- Fairfax West Clubhouse in the City of Fairfax
For more information about National Night Out, please email email@example.com.
In 1984, 2.5 million Americans across 400 communities in 23 states took part in the first National Night Out, introduced by the National Association of Town Watch. Today, the event involves over 37.8 million people in 16,000 communities from all 50 states, the U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide.
In addition to Fairfax County, the Sheriff’s Office serves the City of Fairfax and the Towns of Vienna and Herndon.