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Collierville shows up for National Night Out

Several Collierville neighborhoods participated in National Night Out on Aug. 2. Beaver Run Cove residents hosted a block party and invited members of the Collierville Police Department. Pictured are Jane Hester, Alderman Maureen Fraser, Bubba Hickman, Rick Schmidt, Alderman John Stamps, Reserve Officer and Noel Fenderson. Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, cities, towns and neighborhoods celebrate National Night Out with a variety of events and activities like block parties, cookouts, parades, flashlight walks, contests and youth programs. National Night Out has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safer nation.

Numerous Collierville residents turned on their porch lights Saturday night and spent time outside with their neighbors as members of the Collierville Police Department and Board of Mayor and Aldermen stopped by to visit.

Several Collierville neighborhoods participated in National Night Out on Aug. 2. Beaver Run Cove residents hosted a block party and invited members of the Collierville Police Department. Pictured are Jane Hester, Alderman Maureen Fraser, Bubba Hickman, Rick Schmidt, Alderman John Stamps, Reserve Officer and Noel Fenderson. Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, cities, towns and neighborhoods celebrate National Night Out with a variety of events and activities like block parties, cookouts, parades, flashlight walks, contests and youth programs. National Night Out has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safer nation.

Several Collierville neighborhoods participated in National Night Out on Aug. 2. Beaver Run Cove residents hosted a block party and invited members of the Collierville Police Department. Pictured are Jane Hester, Alderman Maureen Fraser, Bubba Hickman, Rick Schmidt, Alderman John Stamps, Reserve Officer and Noel Fenderson. Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, cities, towns and neighborhoods celebrate National Night Out with a variety of events and activities like block parties, cookouts, parades, flashlight walks, contests and youth programs. National Night Out has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safer nation.

“There were 50 parties registered. Residents put a lot of hard work into their events, and it was great to see the results,” said Lieutenant David Townsend, who coordinated the event every year. “Thanks to everyone for a successful night. We were excited the see the support the community showed for the Collierville Police Department.”

Celebrating its 33rd anniversary, National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships and neighbor togetherness to make neighborhoods safer, better places to live. With over 38 million participants nationally, the Collierville Police Department co-sponsors the event to encourage residents to work together to prevent crime in Collierville neighborhoods.

 

Several Collierville neighborhoods participated in National Night Out on Aug. 2. Harper's Ferry/Mill Springs Cove residents hosted a block party and invited members of the Collierville Police Department. Pictured are CPD Officers Edgar Morris and Madison Kimbrell with residents Stephanie Stapleton, Michelle Dimotta, Brittney Newman, A J Newman, Grace Newman, Keegan Newman, Ozzy Abernathy and Billy Adams. Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, cities, towns and neighborhoods celebrate National Night Out with a variety of events and activities like block parties, cookouts, parades, flashlight walks, contests and youth programs. National Night Out has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safer nation.

Several Collierville neighborhoods participated in National Night Out on Aug. 2. Harper’s Ferry/Mill Springs Cove residents hosted a block party and invited members of the Collierville Police Department. Pictured are CPD Officers Edgar Morris and Madison Kimbrell with residents Stephanie Stapleton, Michelle Dimotta, Brittney Newman, A J Newman, Grace Newman, Keegan Newman, Ozzy Abernathy and Billy Adams. Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, cities, towns and neighborhoods celebrate National Night Out with a variety of events and activities like block parties, cookouts, parades, flashlight walks, contests and youth programs. National Night Out has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safer nation.

The turn-out for the event was great, however, more participation in the future simply means safer Collierville neighborhoods. To learn more about ongoing programs for community crime prevention including Crime Stoppers and Neighborhood Watch, visit colliervillepolice.org/services.

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