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United States Attorney’s Office Northern District of Ohio to Participate in Community Events During National Night Out

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, Northern District of Ohio

The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Northern Ohio will join with the City of Cleveland, community organizers, neighbors, and law enforcement partners to participate in National Night Out at Steelyard Commons on Tuesday, August 1, 2023. During this year’s National Night Out, U.S. Attorney Personnel will attend this community event at Steelyard Commons, 3447 Steelyard Drive, Cleveland, Ohio.

On Tuesday, August 8, 2023 the United States Attorney’s Office Personnel will also participate along with the City of Toledo, community partners, area law enforcement and neighbors in recognition of Night Out Against Crime at the Frederick Douglass Center, 1001 Indiana Ave., Toledo, Ohio.

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that promotes partnerships and camaraderie between law enforcement and the communities they serve to make our neighborhoods safer places to live. Millions take part in National Night Out across thousands of communities throughout the country on the first Tuesday of August in most areas of the country.

National Night Out was established in 1984 with funding from the Bureau of Justice Assistance of the U.S. Department of Justice. The program is administered by the National Association of Town Watch, a nationwide non-profit organization.

Coordinated by local law enforcement and trained volunteers, National Night Out provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances. Neighborhoods host block parties, cookouts, festivals, parades, safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel, and more. National Night Out sends a message that neighbors are united and working together to keep their communities and each other safe.

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Thomas Weldon
(216) 622-3651

Updated July 31, 2023

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