BSO CELEBRATES NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME
DATE: July 25, 2012 PIO NUMBER: 12-7-20
All activities listed below will take place Tuesday, August 7, 2012
Join Sheriff Al Lamberti and the BSO family for the 29th annual “National Night Out Against Crime,” a nationwide event designed to strengthen neighborhoods through law enforcement and community partnerships. National Night Out aims to heighten awareness of crime and drug prevention, build support and participation in local anti-crime programs and, most importantly, send a message to criminals that our residents and law enforcement are standing together against crime. This is a perfect opportunity to get to know the BSO deputies who patrol your streets and unite with your neighbors in the fight against crime.
PEMBROKE PARK/WEST PARK
Starting at 6:00 p.m. enjoy an evening of fun, games, prizes, free food and beverages at the Pembroke Park/West Park district office at 3201 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd. There will be a public safety presentation, along with sheriff and fire rescue vehicles on display.
Join Dania Beach district personnel from 7:00 p.m. until 10:00 p.m. for America's night out against crime. You and your family are invited. Activities include: a DJ, bounce house, food and refreshments, K-9 demonstration and a fire equipment display. All the activities take place at Patrick J. Meli Park at 2901 S.W. 52 St.
From 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. the public is invited to enjoy festivities at Vincent Torres Memorial Park at 4331 N.W. 36 St. There will be a distribution of child ID kits, law enforcement displays and safety demonstrations.
Starting at 5:30 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. residents are invited to join the Central Broward district personnel at Delevoe Park at 2520 N.W. 6 St. in unincorporated Central Broward near Fort Lauderdale. There will be presentations for children and adults, refreshments and give-a-ways.
Starting at 6:00 p.m. Tamarac district personnel and residents will take a stand against crime. Meet the Tamarac district chief and staff, visit some of the specialized units, gather crime prevention information and receive give-a-ways and FREE refreshments at the Lakes of Carriage Hills Clubhouse at 4985 E. Sabal Palm Blvd. Then join the caravan at 7:15 p.m. to Concord Village Condominium Clubhouse at 6501 N. University Dr.
At 5:30 p.m. Weston residents are invited to a National Night Out appreciation dinner located at the Police Services Building at 17300 Royal Palm Blvd. Come and meet one another and gather important crime prevention information to help keep you and your family safe.
From 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. residents will enjoy rock climbing, a bounce house, obstacle course, music, refreshments and law enforcement demonstrations. All activities will take place at Quiet Waters Park at 401 S. Powerline Rd.
From 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. residents are welcome to Pompano Beach City Hall at 100 W. Atlantic Blvd. for a host of activities and personality appearances including: Mobile Mike, Zumba dancers, Super Heroes, Capoeira Martial Art dancers, Zimbabwe dancers, a bounce house, face painting clowns, balloon making, Mariachi band, Brazilian/Italian singer Erminio Spalla, Gamesxite – mobile video game center, BSO SWAT vehicle & K-9, Pompano Beach Fire Rescue, Police Women of Broward County, some Miami Dolphins cheerleaders and show cars from Eddie Accardi. There will be Citizen Observer Patrol (COP), Explorers and CyberVisor recruitment and information available as well as crime prevention materials and free food and drinks.
Activities start at 6:30 p.m. at Collins Center at 3900 N.E. 3 Ave. Those who attend will enjoy a bike rodeo, school supplies, hot dogs, snow cones, music and much more. Come get your bicycle registered and gather some crime safety tips as we all keep an eye on crime.
From 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at El Prado Park at 4500 El Mar Dr. the following activities will be available: COP program recruitment and information, CyberVisor program recruitment and information, education material and presentations for identity and scam prevention, cyber crime and computer safety, prescription drug abuse and awareness and general crime prevention information. The following BSO assets are expected to be available as interactive displays: Marine patrol vessel, marked Dodge Challenger and SWAT rescue vehicle. Free food and soft drinks will be served.
Join North Lauderdale district personnel from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Municipal Complex at 701 S.W. 71 Ave. Law enforcement equipment will be on display as well as a bounce house for the children and free refreshments for all.
From 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. join Cooper City personnel at 10580 Stirling Rd. Evening events will include crime prevention, crime scene, Mounted Unit and a K-9 presentation. BSO representatives will be fingerprinting and testing the children on the 911 Simulator Interactive Phone. Residents will have the opportunity to tour fire rescue. Please contact BSO’s Cooper City Crime Prevention Unit at (954) 441-8330 for further details.
All activities will take place from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at the Parkland Commons/Publix Shopping Center located at 8095 University Dr.