August 6, 2001
Lawrence W. Crow, Jr.
Rosa Ball, (863)
National Night Out
The Polk County Sheriff's
Office and local Neighborhood Watch participants are joining forces with
thousands of other communities across America in support of National
Night Out, a program designed to heighten crime prevention awareness.
National Night Out will be held Tuesday, August 7, 2001.
More than 30 Neighborhood Watch groups in Polk County will be taking part
in the event this year. Members of the Polk County Sheriff's Office
will be visiting each neighborhood and participating in activities which
include flashlight walks, cookouts and ice-cream socials. All Polk County
residents are encouraged to participate and support law enforcement in the
fight against crime by turning on a porch light from 6-9 p.m.
For more information regarding Neighborhood Watch and National Night Out,
please contact the Polk County Sheriff's Office Community Services Section
Undersheriff, Division Commanders, Communications, News Media
A text only version of this release is also available.