Learn Safety Tips and More at June 2 National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff Event

Stop by the South Police Station early  next month for family friendly activities, safety tips and more as part of the Arlington Police Department’s National Night Out/Project 365 Kickoff event.

The event is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, June 2 in the Community Room of the station, located at 1030 SW. Green Oaks Boulevard.

Visitors can learn more about the benefits of participating in National Night Out, set for Oct. 3 this year, as well as information on City of Arlington services and resources. The fair will also offer family friendly activities, food and giveaways.

Arlington has participated in National Night Out for more than 20 years.

National Night Out, held the first Tuesday of October in Texas, promotes crime prevention, police-community partnership and neighborhood camaraderie. It encourages people to turn on their porch lights, step outside, and get to know their neighbors at small block parties. Law enforcement agencies stop by the parties to offer public safety tips and ways to stay connected to their local police departments.