The Midland Police Department will host an appreciation party for National Night Out block captains from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 22 at First Methodist Midland, 300 N. Main St.
Block captains are those who have chosen to lead a neighborhood block party for National Night Out on Tuesday, Oct. 4. The deadline to register a neighborhood party is Sept. 28, and potential block captains are invited to attend the appreciation party Thursday evening. Citizens can call and register their block party by calling 432-685-7582.
National Night Out is a nationwide crime prevention event designed to heighten crime prevention awareness, strengthen neighborhood spirit, and send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and are fighting back against crime.###
Media Contact: Community Relations Sgt. Jimmy Young