July 28, 2011
Editor’s note: the annual “National Night Out Against Crime” returns next week. Here’s the press release from the West Sacramento Police Department. It includes the list of participating residential blocks & streets.
Many of the locations will get visits from police, firefighters, military representatives. In the past, mascots such as “Dinger from the River Cats” and “McGruff the Crime Dog” have shown up. This year’s “featured” site will be at 1600 Madrone, with special festivities at 7:30 p.m.
From the West Sacramento Police Department:
National Night Out is right around the corner-Tuesday August 2, 2011.
The West Sacramento Police Department will be participating in this important community event to send a message of zero-tolerance of drugs and violence in neighborhoods throughout West Sacramento. You are cordially invited to stop by and visit the following neighborhoods listed below: The parties will start at 6:00 p.m. and end around 9:30 p.m.
National Night Out is designed to (1) Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) Generate support for, and participation in, local anti crime efforts. (3) Strengthen neighborhood spirit and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. Neighborhoods in West Sacramento will host parties, cookouts, and youth activities to celebrate this worthwhile event.
PARTICIPATING NEIGHBORHOODS for 2011:
1400 Anna Street, (Babtist Church)
500 7th Street
1600 Madrone Street (Sunset Village Apartments)
2455 west Capitol Ave. (West Capitol courtyards)
2140 Evergreen Ave( Eskaton Wilson Senior Manor)
San Pedro Park
1613 19th Street
Aster Street and Manchester Street
2683 Bethel Way
2940 Violet Drive
Highland Drive (Whity Bosclair Park)
3079 Apache Street
2473 Alturas Court
Sumatra and Madura Street (corner)
3575 Antiqua Street
Eagle Park at Lewiston Road
3060 Hawaii Court
2988 Rubicon Court