Northwest Area Command July Newsletter
Check out the July 2015 Newsletter from Commander Dodi Camacho.
National Night Out: August 4, 2015
On the first Tuesday of August, neighborhoods throughout Albuquerque are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “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 Albuquerque Police Department (APD), APD Crime Prevention Unit and the Office of Neighborhood Coordination, will involve over 10,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all, over 30 million people are expected to participate in "America’s Night Out Against Crime." NNO is being supported in part by the U.S. Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance.
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
- Renew old acquaintances and establish new friendships by getting to know your neighbors
From 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday of August, residents in neighborhoods throughout Albuquerque and across the nation are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors and police. Many neighborhoods throughout Albuquerque will be hosting a variety of special events such as:
- block parties
- visits from police
- flashlight walks
- youth activities
- anti-crime rallies
Please call the Citizen Contact Center/311 no later than Thursday, July 30, 2015, at 5:00 pm to register.