Mt. Juliet, Tenn. – Police are urging residents to come out to take a stand against crime at Mt. Juliet’s annual Night Out Against Crime event next week. Residents are invited to join the Mt. Juliet Police Department, Fire Department of Mt. Juliet, Wilson County Sheriff’s Department, and the Tennessee Highway Patrol at the community’s annual night out against crime on Tuesday, October 7. The evening is a great way to connect with neighbors and promote neighborhood and police-community partnerships in the fight for safer city.
“I hope many of our residents will come out to send criminals a message,” said Police Chief James Hambrick. “This event is a great way for our community to come together as a force that stands against crime in Mt. Juliet.”
Mt. Juliet’s Night Out Against Crime event allows neighbors and law enforcement to come together and become acquainted in a friendly setting. The event takes shape at Mt. Juliet’s Providence MarketPlace where the police department comes out in force to provide a friendly setting with live music, free food, children’s activities, and crime prevention initiatives. Emergency vehicle and equipment displays, free child ID photos and kits, and a distracted driving simulator will be available.
The Night Out Against Crime is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness. This is accomplished by generating support and participation in anticrime programs while strengthening neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.
In addition, on October 7, Police are asking Mt. Juliet residents to turn on their porch lights and exterior home lighting as an expression of support for a safer community.
Mt. Juliet’s National Night Out Against Crime will be held on Tuesday, October 7, 2014 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. in Providence MarketPlace near the Providence 14 theater.