Meet your neighbors at National Night Out in Houston

HOUSTON (KTRK) -- Today marks the 31st anniversary of National Night Out, an evening to promote crime prevention in communities across the county.

Here in Houston, as in other communities, neighbors are encouraged to do one simple thing: spend time with one another.

Think block parties, cookouts, and neighborhood walks. The philosophy behind National Night Out is rooted in building stronger communities side-by-side with our neighbors. It's about building personal connections.

Tonight, residents are encouraged to turn on their porch lights, lock their doors, and spend the evening outside with their neighbors, police officers, firefighters, paramedics, and other community organizations.

Organizers say that National Night Out is one of the easiest ways to strengthen neighborhood spirit and police community partnerships.

"There's no more effective crime prevention tool than one neighbor looking out for another; and communicating with the law enforcement officers that have to protect their neighborhoods," Houston Police Chief Charles McCelland said.

National Night Out Celebrations in Your Area

The Harris County Sheriff's Office says there will be celebrations planned in the following communities:

    Amberwood HOA

    Anderson Woods

    Ashford Place

    Atasca Woods

    Atascocita Trails

    Auburn Lakes

    Bayou Landing

    Bellmar & Northline CC's

    Benwood Park Village

    Berkshire HOA

    Bridgewater CA

    Brompton Square Apts

    Camden Gran Harbor Apts

    Canyon Gate @ Northpointe

    Canyon Gate @ Park Lakes

    City Of Houston

    Coles Crossing

    Copperfield - Westcreek Village

    Cotton Creek


    Cypress Meadow

    Cypress Trails

    Cypresswood HOA

    Dyers Forest Heights Civic Club

    Estancia San Mighuel


    Fall Creek HOA

    Falls at Copper Lake Apartment

    Harris County MUD #230

    Harvest Bend

    Harvest Meadows

    HCPCT 4 - Mangum-Howell Center

    Heron Lakes Estates

    Inwood Northwest Neighborhood Association

    Justice of the Peace 2-1

    Kashmere Gardens Super Neighborhood Counil, inc #52

    Maple Trace

    Matthew Ridge Apartments

    Mayde Creek Mud

    Meadow of Northwest Park

    Millridge North

    Millstone Apt Homes

    New Hope Housing - Rittenhouse

    New Hope Housing INC

    Northlake Forest HOA

    Northridge Park West

    Northwest Park

    Northwest Park HOA

    Oakcrest North

    Olde Oaks/ Waterford Park

    Parkland Place

    Peck Elementary

    Ponderosa Forest

    Preserve at Highland Glen

    Ravensway Estates

    Ravensway Howmeowners

    Ricewood Village

    Sheffield HOA

    Silverglen HOA

    Skyline Court Townhomes

    Stablewood Farms

    Stone Gate Sub

    Stonelodge HOA

    Super Neighborhood - Council #42

    The Children's Assessment Center

    The Meadowlands

    Three Lakes/Pinecrest

    Traces 2 Community Association

    United Methodist Church

    Ventana Lakes

    Village at Cypress

    Village of Woodwind Lakes Section 4

    Wellington Park Apartments

    West Lane Place Civic Association

    Westfield Village

    Westglen HOA

    Westlake Community

    Westlake Forest Community

    Westlake Place Subdivision

    White Oak Bend

    Williamsburg Settlement

    Willowbridge Sudivision

    Windsong Community Improvement Association

    Woodbriar Place TIA

    Wortham Villages Comm Assoc

    Wyndham Park Apts

Yaupon Ranch HOA
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