The 28th annual “Night Out in Burleson” will be held Tuesday August 2, 2011 from 6-10 p m. The police will be patricipating and the fire department will be bringing their firetrucks along. to explain what the crime-fighting services Burleson has to offer if you invite them, then your children and you for that matter will know who protects Burleson. There are many ways to have a “night out” The porch light may be left on, have a neighborhood barbecue , block party, take a group walk or even a group dog walk etc. The purpose of the “Night Out in Burleson” is to strengthen neighborhood ties and improve the relationship between the police and Burleson citizens.
Held annualy since 1984, “National Night Out” it has been sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch in the United States and Canada. It was originated by National Association of Town Watch Executive Director Matt Peskin.He felt that with only 5 to 7 percent of the population was involved in their locat watches a national program was needed, but it be coordinated by a local agency and would not involve everyone at one.
The first “National Night Out” was held the first Tuesday in August 1984. That year 400 communites in 23 states took part,2.5 million Americans. Last August 37.0 million people in 15,110 communities took part from all 50 states. Texas has the option of using second Tuesday in October becau or callse it’s hot that tilme of year. It has been so for the past two years, but this year it has been planned for August.
Burleson’s “Night Out” has good participation.In 2009,3000 people on 70 streets took part. In 2008,300-500 people participated. October 13 2010 ,2,000 Burleson residents in 10 neighborhoods celebrated Burleson night out. For invitations email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 817-426-9959 or 817-739-5183. Thanks to City of Burleson Public Notices.Wikipedia on “National Night Out”. Burleson Police Dept “National Night Out”.
We all could use a fun “Night Out”.