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U.S. Attorney’s Office Supports National Night Out

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

WHEELING, WEST VIRGINIA – United States Attorney William Ihlenfeld and his staff will celebrate National Night Out on Tuesday, August 1.

National Night Out is an annual initiative coordinated by law enforcement agencies across the country, bringing community members and law enforcement together to build positive relationships and create safer communities.

“National Night Out showcases first responders and strengthens the bonds between police and the communities they serve,” said U.S. Attorney Ihlenfeld.

Law enforcement agencies throughout West Virginia have planned events filled with food and fun to include swimming, games, face painting, bounce houses, giveaways, educational materials and personal interaction with safety vehicles and the heroes that operate them.  

The U.S. Attorney’s Office will participate in events at the following locations:

  • Wheeling: Wheeling Park Ice Rink from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Clarksburg: Veteran’s Memorial Park from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
  • Bridgeport: The Bridge Sports Complex beginning at 6:00 p.m.
  • Martinsburg: War Memorial Park main pavilion from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • Ranson: The Home Depot at Potomac Marketplace from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

For more information on National Night Out, visit

Updated August 1, 2023

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