Community Invited to National Night Out

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. ( CPD Press Release)- Everyone is invited to participate in this annual relationship building campaign to promote police-community camaraderie. Various locations around the city are hosting events on Tuesday, October 4, 2016. All are invited to join the fun, meet their neighbors & make new friends.

Most venues throughout the city are offering food, games & entertainment in an attempt to make our neighborhoods safer, better places to live.

The safety of our city depends on both law enforcement and citizens working together. National Night Out enhances that cooperation.

Location Address Start Time End Time
East Lake Park (kick-off location) 3108 E. 34th St. 5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
South Side YFD Center 1151 W. 40th St. 6:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Downtown St. Elmo 3914 St. Elmo Ave. 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Brooks Memorial UMC 1543 Mercer St. 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Old Piney Woods School 701 Hooker Rd. 5:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
East Chattanooga YFD Center 2409 Dodson Ave. 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Ferger Place 1725 E. 17th St. 6:30 p.m. TBA
Old Fire Hall #11 36 Sheridan Ave. 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Ridgedale Parks & Rec Center 1102 S. Watkins St. 7:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
Lake Hills Park Bellview Ave. 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Kensington Forest 4824 & 4826 Eldridge Rd. 6:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
Midfield Acres Community Club 7324 Edgefield Dr. 6:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Murray Hills Walking Track 4131 Melinda Dr. 5:00 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
Eastdale YFD Center 1312 Moss Dr. 5:00 p.m. 8:00 p.m.

National Night Out was established in 1984 with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), U.S. Department of Justice. The program was developed as a crime prevention initiative that emphasizes building a partnership between the police and the community. National Night Out takes place in more than 16,000 communities throughout the country. Many police departments host events in August. The first Tuesday in October is an alternative date the National Association of Town Watch – the organization that developed the National Night Out campaign – set for events.


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