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The Woodstock Police Department, in partnership with other local public safety agencies, joins forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 36th annual National Night Out to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6 from 6–9 p.m., in the Park at City Center, 101 Arnold Mill Road in Woodstock.

National Night Out is designed to heighten crime and drug prevention awareness, generate support for and participation in local anti-crime efforts, strengthen police and community partnerships and to send a message to criminals that neighborhoods are uniting together to fight crime.

This event will feature K-9 demonstrations, public safety equipment on display, Safekids, and more activities for children of all ages. Food and drinks will be made available courtesy of Target and prepared by Woodstock Parks and Recreation Department staff. Music will also be provided by DJ Tim Cahill.

Other partnering agencies include: Drug Enforcement Administration, Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office, Cherokee County Fire and Emergency Services, Cherokee County School Police, Cherokee County E-911 Center, Canton Police Department, Holly Springs Police Department, and Woodstock Fire Department.

National Night Out is sponsored by Target, a national corporate sponsor.

For more information on the National Night Out event, contact Officer Greg Stepp at 770-592-6000 ext: 1134 or gstepp@woodstockga.gov.

Earlier this year, SafeWise named Woodstock the 15th Safest City in Georgia for 2019.

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