For Immediate Release
|Date||August 01, 2002|
|Contact||Officer Felix Medina|
Riverside, Ca- The
Riverside Police Department would like to announce itís involvement with the
19th annual National Night Out.
National Night Out is a unique crime and drug prevention event sponsored
by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW).
The Riverside Police department has been participating in National Night
Out since 1996.
This year the Riverside Police Department and the City of Riversideís Office of Neighborhoods are working together for this yearís activities. Our first National Night Out activity will take place on Saturday, August 3, 2002 at Bordwell Park, located at 2008 Martin Luther King Blvd. from 4pm-8pm. This event will host the Cops and Kids Basketball Tournament.
On Tuesday night, August 6, 2002 from 6pm-8pm National Night Out will be celebrated nationwide. On this evening, we will have over thirty (30) Neighborhood Watch and Neighborhood Groups hosting block parties, ice cream socials and many other events at different locations throughout the city of Riverside.
Night Out will conclude on August 10, 2002 at Myra Lynn Park, located at 4540
Meredith St. from 4pm-8pm. This
event will host a Cops and Kids Soccer game followed by Movies in the Park.
you would like more information regarding National Night Out, locations of
activities and photo opportunities, please feel free to contact the Riverside
Police Departments Public Education
Unit, The Office of Neighborhoods or your local Police Service Center.