Ascension Parish hosting National Night Out Thursday | Events
From Ascension Parish Sheriff's office
The Ascension Parish Sheriff’s Office is hosting its National Night Out event at the Public Safety Building, 13192 Airline Highway across from Sno’s Seafood Restaurant showcasing the community's resolve against crime. The event will be held on April 4 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.
National Night Out is an annual event held across the country involving police departments, civic groups, community organizations, local governments, and others, showing criminals that residents are active in making their neighborhoods safe. In 2012, more than 35.5 million people attended National Night Out events Nationwide.
The event will feature crime prevention information, members of specialized Sheriff’s Office units, and other local Police Departments. Free Jambalaya and cold drinks will be served. This is a great opportunity to meet others in the community who want to keep Ascension Parish a safe place to live, work, and raise a family.
National Night Out is designed to:
- Heighten crime prevention and drug prevention awareness
- Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs
- Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships
- Send a message to criminals letting them know that Ascension Parish neighborhoods are organized and fighting back