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U.S. Attorney Murray Encourages Participation in National Night Out Event

For Immediate Release
U.S. Attorney's Office, District of New Hampshire

            CONCORD – U.S. Attorney Scott W. Murray will join law enforcement, community leaders and residents on Tuesday, August 6th at Rollins Park, Concord from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm to celebrate the 36th annual National Night Out crime and drug prevention event.

            National Night Out is a community-building and crime prevention campaign that promotes collaborative law enforcement-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. Thousands of communities nationwide will participate in neighborhood block parties, festivals, cookouts, safety demonstrations, seminars, and activities that heighten crime and drug prevention awareness and generate support for and participation in local anticrime efforts. Events such as these help to strengthen neighborhood spirit, police-community partnerships, and demonstrate a shared commitment for strong and safe communities. 

            “For 36 years, National Night Out has rallied neighborhood residents, law enforcement and community leaders in the common goal of strengthening relationships to help prevent and deter crime in our local community.  I am proud to stand with my colleagues and my neighbors to support safer streets and work together to drive out crime,” said U.S. Attorney Scott W. Murray.

            This year, National Night Out events will be held in several communities throughout New Hampshire.  Registered events will take place in Auburn, Bedford, Belmont, Campton, Concord, Deerfield, Derry, Dover, Exeter, Gilford, Goffstown, Greenland, Hooksett, Hudson, Laconia, Lebanon, Lincoln, Merrimack, Milford, Nashua, Northfield, Northwood, Pittsfield, Portsmouth, Raymond, Rochester, Salem, Seabrook, Somersworth, Stratham, Thornton, Tuftonboro, Waterville Valley and Woodstock.  For more information about National Night Out, visit their website www.natw.org.

            National Night Out organizers are expecting over 16,000 communities and 38 million people nationwide to take part in community events on Tuesday.

 

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Updated August 5, 2019

Topic
Community Outreach
Press Release Number: 19-135