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On Tuesday, Aug. 7, the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office is joining forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “29th Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and Target, will involve over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. In all, over 36 million people are expected to participate in ‘America’s Night Out Against Crime’ on August 7th.
The Sheriff’s Office and its partners will be hosting five events this year. Each of the events will feature static emergency vehicle displays, animal control officers on hand to answer questions, meet and greet with canine deputies and their furry partners, SWAT deputies, patrol deputies, and other emergency service personnel:
San Lazaro Community Complex – 5505 Valmont Road
From 6:00 – 8:30 pm, the Sheriff’s Office and its partners will be hosting a community BBQ at the San Lazaro Community Complex, located at 5505 Valmont Road in unincorporated Boulder County. Boulder Sheriff’s K-9 partners, SWAT equipment, Patrol Vehicle demos, and fire apparatus from the Boulder Rural Fire Protection District will be present.
Heatherwood Community – 4775 Cambridge Street
The Heatherwood Community will be hosting an ice cream social and Green Event at St. Mary Magdalene’s Church located at 4775 Cambridge St. in unincorporated Boulder County from 6:00 – 8:30 pm. The Sheriff’s Office Mobile Command Post, fire apparatus from the Boulder Rural Fire Protection District, SWAT equipment, and Boulder Sheriff’s Office K-9 partners will be there to meet the kids.
Town of Superior Community – East Community Park, 1600 East Coalton Road
The Sheriff’s Office is also hosting National Night Out in Superior, located at East Community Park, near the 1600 block of East Coalton Road (just west of the Superior Safeway), from 6:00 – 8:30 pm. This event will also be an ice cream social of a rather large scale. The Boulder County Bomb Squad vehicle, fire apparatus from Rocky Mountain Fire Protection District, a Flight for Life Helicopter, and Boulder Sheriff’s K-9 partners will be on hand. There will be jumping castles, games, a petting zoo, and a face painter present.
Gunbarrel Commons Park – Indigo and White Rock Circle
The Sheriff’s Office is also hosting a National Night Out event at Gunbarrel Commons Park located at Indigo and White Rock Circle from 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm. This event will be an ice cream social accompanied by Patrol Vehicle demonstrations, fire apparatus from Boulder Rural Fire Protection District, SWAT equipment, and Boulder County Sheriff’s Office K-9 partners.
Town of Lyons – Sandstone Park, 300 Block of Broadway
Form 6:00 – 8:30pm, the Sheriff’s Office and its partners in the Town of Lyons will be hosting a community BBQ at the Sandstone Park, located in the 300 block of Broadway in down town Lyons. Boulder Sheriff’s K-9 partners, SWAT equipment, Patrol Vehicle demos along with the Sheriff’s Office new Rescue Vehicle, and fire apparatus from the Lyons Fire Department will be present.
The goals of the NNO events are to: (1) Familiarize the communities with the different facets of the Boulder County Sheriff’s Office and local Fire Protection Districts by providing events where members of the community and emergency service personnel can interact; (2) Distribute crime prevention and fire safety materials; (3) Provide community events such as a BBQ or ice cream social to promote and foster open communication and dialogue among community members; (4) Recruit members of the respective communities to participate in planning additional community events, including community service projects, social gatherings and community meetings.
If you have any questions, please contact Sergeant Jason Heathman at 303-441-3650. Additional information concerning the National Night Out events sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch is available on their website, www.nationalnightout.org .