The annual National Night Out block party celebration will be on Tuesday August 6th this year. Most of the nation, including Hutchinson, will have block parties on that same day.
National Night Out, a yearlong community building campaign, is designed to: (1) heighten crime prevention awareness, (2) generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs, (3) strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships, and (4) send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
NNO 2012 involved 37.5 million people in 15,704 communities from all 50 states,U.S.territories, Canadian cities, and military bases worldwide. Officials say National Night Out 2013, the 30th anniversary, is expected to be the largest ever.