The San Diego Sheriff's Department is inviting neighborhoods throughout the county to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the 29th Annual National Night Out Against Crime.
Sheriff's Stations and Substations will hold events on Tuesday, Aug. 7, from noon until 7:30 p.m. at various locations. Activities include:
- Barbecues or picnics (free food and drinks)
- Neighborhood walk (free t‐shirts for first 150 walkers in Vista)
- Displays from Sheriff's Bomb/Arson Unit, Off‐Road Enforcement Team, Search and Rescue
- Free shredding (Santee only)
- Free disposal of unwanted prescription drugs
- Safety displays (crime prevention, I.D. theft, neighborhood watch information, fire prevention, personal safety)
- Free child fingerprinting
- Children can also enjoy face painting, games, raffle prizes and explore patrol cars and fire trucks.
National Night Out is designed to build partnerships with Sheriff's deputies; heighten crime and drug prevention awareness; generate support and participation in local anticrime efforts; strengthen neighborhood spirit; and send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
More than 37 million people from all 50 states, U.S. territories, and military bases worldwide are expected to take part in National Night Out.
The following Sheriff's Stations and Substation are taking part in the event:
Lemon Grove Station ‐ 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
The Recreation Field
6845 University Avenue, San Diego
San Marcos Station – 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
San Elijo Hills Park – Gazebo Area, 1105 Elfin Forest Road
3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Buelow Park, 300 Autumn Drive
Valley Center Substation ‐ 12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Valley Center Substation, 28201 N. Lake Wohlford Road
Vista Station ‐ 5:30 p.m.
Downtown Vista corner of Main Street and Indiana Avenue
(760) 726‐1340 ext. 1481
Poway Station ‐ 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Outside the Target store located at 14823 Pomerado Road
Encinitas Station ‐ 12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Outside the Target store located at 1010 N. El Camino Real
Imperial Beach Station ‐ 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Robert Egger Sr. South Bay Recreation Center
1885 Coronado Avenue
Santee Station ‐ 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Woodglen Vista Apartments, 10450 N. Magnolia Avenue
To print a flyer for each Sheriff's Station or Substation, visit www.sdsheriff.net