National Night Out party lists for Aberdeen and Hoquiam

National Night Out locations 
August 5th from 6 – 10 PM

National Night Out provides an opportunity for all community members to get to know one another and build strong networks of communication throughout neighborhoods. Last year, neighborhoods

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National Night Out block parties adding up in Hoquiam

The Hoquiam Police Department is proud to sponsor 2014 National Night Out on Tuesday, August 5, 2014 in Hoquiam.

National Night Out is an informal, community based event held all across the

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Hoquiam National Night Out

HOQUIAM, Wash. - On Tuesday, August 6, starting at 6 PM, neighborhoods throughout Hoquiam will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the “30th Annual National Night Out” against crime event.  National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Hoquiam Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies, involves over 15,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases.

2013 Block Parties in Hoquiam

  1. United Methodist (5th and L)
  2. Don & Linda Hurd (2nd and K)
  3. Denise Anderson (1420 Marion)
  4. Channel Point Village (10th and K)
  5. Catherine Wright (905 Maple)
  6. Deanna Courts (Karr & Jefferson)
  7. Elks Lodge (7th and K)

 

National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug awareness, generate support for local anti-crime efforts, strengthen neighborhood spirit and police- community relationships and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

Hoquiam Police prep for National Night Out

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Tuesday, August 6, 2013, neighborhoods throughout Hoquiam will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the "30th Annual National Night Out" against crime.

Police Chief Jeff Myers tells us last year, 37.5 million people in over 15,000 communities participated in National Night Out, including Hoquiam.

National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Hoquiam Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies. Myers added "In its 30th year, we expect this to be yet another great event!
National Night Out provides an opportunity for our community members to get to know one another and build strong networks of communication about what’s happening in the neighborhood. Public Officials, Officers, Firefighters and Crime Watch volunteers from Hoquiam as well as an E911 Dispatcher will drop in at each block party to visit and talk about important crime prevention and general safety tips.

National Night Out Plan Beginning in Hoquiam

HOQUIAM, Wash. - Tuesday evening, August 3, 2010, neighborhoods throughout Hoquiam will join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the "27th Annual National Night Out" crime and drug prevention event. National Night Out, which is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and co-sponsored locally by the Hoquiam Police Department and other local law enforcement agencies, involves over 10,000 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases around the world. Millions of people participate in "America's Night Out Against Crime"; last year Hoquiam hosted eight block parties.

National Night Out provides an opportunity for all community members to get to know one another and build strong networks of communication about what’s happening in the neighborhood. Public Officials, Officers and Firefighters from Hoquiam will drop in at each block party to visit with neighbors and talk about important crime prevention and general safety tips. 

The Hoquiam Police Department's  volunteer CRIME WATCH group also will have information about the “Map Your Neighborhood” program so that everyone is aware of resources and dangers in the neighborhood in case of a future natural disaster.

National Night Out is designed to: (1) heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; (2) generate support for, and participation in local anti-crime efforts; (3) strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and (4) send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.

If you want to close your street or utilize a City Park for a party during National Night Out, please contact Tracy Wood at the City of Hoquiam Community Services Department at 360-637-6040. Signs and barricades will be made available for this special event at no cost. 

The police department will be providing free flyers and free party items to each block party host. To sign up or to obtain more information regarding this event, call Chief Jeff Myers at 360-532-0892 x 105 or Tracy Wood at 360-637-6040.

Hoquiam Police Department Honors Senior Volunteers

HOQUIAM, Wash. - The Hoquiam Police Department. recently recognized two senior CRIME WATCH volunteers for each having achieved over 500 hours of service to the community since the start of the program in December 2007.
 
CRIME WATCH volunteers Ken Powell and Joan Johnson both racked up over 500 hours of service to the department. CRIME WATCH volunteers assist the police department with residential vacation and business security checks; neighborhood speed checks; safety presentations at the schools; the business after-hours emergency registration program; the Map-Your-Neighborhood program; National Night Out; provide traffic control and security at Olympic Stadium, school games and other local events; as well as provide office support to include filing and other such tasks.
 
The CRIME WATCH volunteers are provided uniforms, training and a vehicle to conduct their duties. All of their time and energy is donated at no cost to the department in service to the citizens of Hoquiam.
 
Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Meyers said "I am very proud of the efforts of our CRIME WATCH volunteers because they are an important part of our department as we help to keep Hoquiam a safe and strong community. To date, all of the CRIME WATCH volunteers had donated a total of over 3,300 hours of service!"

National Night Out in Hoquiam

The 26th annual ‘National Night Out' against crime in America is scheduled for next Tuesday August 4th.  We have several block parties scheduled around town starting at 1800 hours (6 PM) and the police/ fire departments with the city administration will be traveling around to visit at each one.  We only get to spend 15-20 minutes at each party, but it is a great time to visit with citizens in the neighborhood- plus put on a few pounds from all the great food! 

Hoquiam Police Chief Jeff Meyers told the City Council "I wanted to make sure that each of you are invited to either tag along with us, or perhaps make an appearance at the party in your Ward." Meyers added "In addition to HPD and HFD, we will also have members of our CRIME WATCH, some dispatchers from E911 and perhaps some Community Corrections Officers from state DOC.

 

National Night Out in Aberdeen

The 29th Annual National Night Out is Tuesday, August 4th from 6pm until 9pm. The Aberdeen Police Department is asking residents to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and the evening outside with neighbors, law enforcement, fire departments, and emergency personel, joining forces with thousands of communities across the nation to wage war against crime.

On August 4th, many residents in neighborhoods throughout the city of Aberdeen will be hosting cookouts and block parties. Aberdeen Police Chief Bob Torgerson and his staff along with volunteers in Police Services, community leaders and the Aberdeen Fire Department will be visiting neighborhoods for the purpose of connecting with citizens, building citizen-law enforcement partnerships, and socializing to build a strong relationship between the community and law enforcement.

 For more information, or to host a block party in your area, contact Shirley Mathews at 360-532-8572