Riverside Police Department
Press Release


For Immediate Release

Date August 1, 2003
Contact Officer Derwin Hudson
Phone (909) 826-5903
Fax (909) 826-2593


National Night Out 2003

Riverside, Ca-  The Riverside Police Department has participated in National Night Out since 1996 and is pleased to once again be part of this event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. This program is designed to education the community in crime and drug prevention by bringing police and local neighborhood watch groups together for a night of socializing and fun.

National Night OutThe first National Night Out 2003 event will be held at Myra Linn Park 4540 Meredith Street in the City of Riverside on Saturday, August 2, 2003 from 4pm-8pm. This event will include a Cops and Kids Soccer game, Disney Radio, food venders, information booths and a variety of other activities.

National Night Out 2003 will be celebrated nationwide on Tuesday, August 5, 2003 from 5pm-9pm. On this evening over 30 Neighborhood Watch Groups will host block parties, ice cream socials, and many other events at various locations throughout the City of Riverside.

The final event will be held at Bordwell Park located at 2008 Martin Luther King Boulevard on Saturday August 9, 2003 from 4pm-8pm. The Riverside Police Department with Park and Recreation will host a Cops and Kids basketball game.

Event contacts:

August 2, 2003    Myra Linn Park Antoinette Alexander (909) 358-2700

August 5, 2003
Area 1 Nancy Castillo (909) 826-5853
Area 2 Tina Shook (909) 715-3471
Area 3 Shene Turner (909) 352-6080
Area 4 Sandy Hall (909) 351-6080
Area 5 Nila Kinney (909) 358-2705

August 9, 2003    Bordwell Park Tina Shook (909) 715-3471