The is throwing a going away party for neighborhood crime and drugs—and the public is invited.
The department, with the help of , is holding National Night Out 2012 in Tuesday from 6 to 9 p.m. The event is aimed at heightening crime and drug prevention awareness, promoting local anticrime programs and strengthening neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.
The event is free, and attendees will be able to enjoy free hamburgers, hot dogs, chips and drinks. Those in attendance also will be able to experience some hands-on exhibits, while activities will be available for kids of all ages.
Sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch, National Night Out is in its 29th year. According to National Night Out’s website, last year’s campaign drew more than 37 million participants ranging from residents, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses and others from more than 15,000 communities in all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases across the globe.
For more information on Hiram’s National Night Out event, call 770-943-3087.