Monday, August 6, 2007

National Night Out in Towson - Tuesday

PRESS RELEASE: Citizens Say: "Crime is Not Welcome" 2007 National Night Out COP, Police Car Procession throughout Towson Precinct 6

August 7, 2007 - The Baltimore County Police, Lutherville Fire Department, the Towson Area Citizens on Patrol organizations (TACOP), TARGET and KIMCO Towson Place proudly announce "National Night Out COP and Police Car Motorcade through out the Towson Precinct."

National Night Out, sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch (NATW), involves over 11,000 communities throughout all 50 states, U.S. Territories, Canadian cities, and military bases around the world. This year over 35 million people are expected to participate on August 7th.

National Night Out is designed to heighten awareness of crime prevention, to generate support for local anti-crime programs, to build camaraderie among neighbors, and to strengthen neighborhood spirit. Sixteen neighborhoods have formed a COP neighborhood network to fight crime and TACOP has encouraged all COP organizations to show their support by turning their lights on, walking their neighborhood streets, and interacting with neighbors and the police on August 7th.

WHEN: AUGUST 7, 2007
TIME: 6:30 PM Gather
LEAVE: 7:00 PM Start Your Engines – Procession begins

Towson Area COP cars, Police cars and cars from the Sheriff’s office will be led by the
Lutherville Volunteer Fire Department. The COP/Police/Sheriff motorcade will travel through all the Towson neighborhoods. Participating neighborhoods are: Aigburth Manor, Aigburth Vale Mansion Senior Community, Anneslie, Burkleigh Square, Campus Hills, Donnybrook Apartments, East Towson, Greenbrier, Fellowship Forest, Knollwood/Donnybrook, Loch Raven Heights, Loch Raven Village, Olde Hillendale, Rodgers Forge, Towson Manor Village and Stoneleigh. Officer Kristy Fuka, Hillendale Resource Center-410-887-5933, developed the attached procession route.

Towson residents are encouraged to show their support for the important work provided by your neighborhood Citizens on Patrol. Honk your horn or wave to those in the COP procession as they go through your neighborhood. Together we can make Towson a better place to work and live.

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