Aug. 6, 2018
CHESTERFIELD COUNTY, VA – Neighborhoods and Chesterfield County Police are gearing up for the 35th Annual National Night Out celebration, which will take place Tuesday, Aug. 7, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. There are 160 registered Chesterfield County block parties.
Neighbors annually celebrate the fight against crime by hosting and attending neighborhood block parties that bring residents, communities and police together. McGruff the Crime Dog and members of Chesterfield County’s Police Department and Fire & EMS will meet with neighbors throughout the evening. To see a complete list of parties, please visit http://www.chesterfield.gov/nationalnightout/.
National Night Out and Neighborhood Watch programs play significant roles in Chesterfield County communities. National Night Out heightens crime and drug-prevention awareness, develops and strengthens partnerships between police and residents, and generates support for anti-crime programs such as Neighborhood Watch, Business Watch, Worship Watch and Crime Solvers.