National Night Out
National Night Out is "America's Night Out Against Crime" sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. The Columbia Police Department coordinates a citywide National Night Out (NNO) observance annually to:
- Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
- Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs
- Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships
- Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back
For information, call the Community Oriented Policing Unit at 931-560-1631 and visit the National Night Out page.