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National Night Out

National Night Out 2018 Theme: Making Neighborhoods Our Priority

This annual National Night Out (NNO) event is America’s night to give crime and drugs a going away party. Join the Orlando Police Department and host your very own NNO block party on October 2, 2018.

Register your party or church with OPD, and you will receive your very own NNO Party Package, and free street closure and blockades. Each Block Party will be:

  • visited by their City Commissioner
  • receive special visits from the officers who patrol their neighborhood
  • entered into a lottery to be visited by:
    • The Orlando Fire Department (OFD)
    • OPD Motorcycles
    • The OPD Mounted Unit

Enter the NNO Theme Contest for a chance to have the NNO Caravan visit your party. The NNO Caravan will include Mayor Buddy Dyer, OPD Chief John W. Mina, OFD Chief Roderick Williams, McGruff the Crime Dog and Nat the NNO Knight.

2018 Important Dates

July 21
National Night Out Shred Event
9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Lake Nona Substation, 10727 Narcoossee Rd., Orlando, Fl 32832

Looking for a free, safe way to get rid of your personal documents? SHRED IT AND FORGET IT!
July 27 – August 2 NNO Planning Week – Begin your party planning early. Starting early will allow you to get more people and local businesses involved.
August 1, 2018
Hispanic Senior Safety Summit

Engelwood Neighborhood Center, 6123 La Costa Dr., Orlando 32807
10 – 11:30 a.m.

This summit offers an opportunity for Spanish speaking seniors and supportive Spanish speaking police officers to collaborate and prevent crimes against seniors in Orlando. OPD, OFD and Family, Parks and Recreation will cover a variety of subjects to include, but not limited to Hands-Only CPR, Residential and Personal Safety and Preventing Identity Theft. Pastries, coffee and fruit will be provided.

Register
August 2, 2018District 3 Safety Splash
5:30 - 8 p.m.

College Park Neighborhood Center, 2393 Elizabeth Ave, Orlando, FL 32804

District 3 Commissioner Robert F. Stuart invites you to attend this free event where you and the family can enjoy open swim at the College Park pool, free food and drink, a bounce house and the opportunity to learn important safety lessons from members of the Orlando Police and Fire Departments.

For more information, contact maria.montano@cityoforlando.net or call 407.246.2003.
August 7, 2018District 2 Rock the House Kick Off Party
6 - 8 p.m.

Sedanos’ Supermarket Parking Lot, 5660 Curry Ford Road, Orlando, FL 32822

District 2 Commissioner Tony Ortiz invites you to this free event featuring awesome giveaways, entertainment, free food and drink and the opportunity to mingle with police officers and firefighters.

Register to be a vendor.

For more information, please contact laudi.campo@cityoforlando.net.
August 14
Senior Self-Defense Training

Beardall Senior Center, 800 South Delaney Ave., Orlando 32801
1 – 2 p.m.

Open to men and women.

Register here. For more information, contact Lauri Brooks at 407.246.2369 or lauri.brooks@cityoforlan
August 15
Free Women’s Self-Defense Training

Northwest Neighborhood Center, 3955 W. D. Judge Drive, Orlando 32808
6 – 8 p.m.

Open to females 18 or older. Under 18, must be accompanied by a parent.

Register here. For more information, contact Lauri Brooks at 407.246.2369 or lauri.brooks@cityoforlando.net
August 16 Senior Safety Summit
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Concord Street Church of Christ, 626 E. Concord St., Orlando, Fl 32803

Senior Safety Summits offer an opportunity for seniors and supportive police officers to collaborate and prevent crimes against seniors in Orlando.

Register online.
August 21, 2018Senior Safety Summit
9 - 11 a.m.

Westminster Baldwin Park, 1111 S. Lakemont Ave., Winter Park, Fl 32792

Senior Safety Summits offer an opportunity for seniors and supportive police officers to collaborate and prevent crimes against seniors in Orlando.

Register online.
August 23, 2018Senior Safety Summit
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

First United Church of Christ, 4605 Curry Ford, Orlando, FL 32812

Senior Safety Summits offer an opportunity for seniors and supportive police officers to collaborate and prevent crimes against seniors in Orlando.

Register online.
August 23, 2018Yappy Hour
6 – 7:30 p.m.

Park of the Americas, 201 Andes Ave., Orlando, FL 32807

Yappy Hour is a free event that gives residents the opportunity to meet with Orlando Police Department officers and the K-9 Unit while learning about the new Dog Walker Watch, a crime prevention program that enlists citizen dog walkers to serve as extra eyes and ears for law enforcement.

For more information contact Georgeanna Butler at georgeanna.butler@cityoforlando.net or call 407.246.2628
August 28, 2018Senior Safety Summit
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Mt. Pleasant Missionary Baptist Church, 4077 Prince Hall Blvd., Orlando, FL 32811

Senior Safety Summits offer an opportunity for seniors and supportive police officers to collaborate and prevent crimes against seniors in Orlando.

Register online.
August 28, 2018Day of Prayer
9 – 11 a.m.

Orlando Police Headquarters, 1250 W. South Street, Orlando 32805

In an effort to collaborate with the faith community, all church leaders are invited to meet with Mayor Buddy Dyer and Chief John W. Mina for a time of prayer. During this meeting, a diverse group of clergyman will pray for our elected officials, first responders, military and the nation. All churches in Central Florida are invited to participate.

Register online.

For more information – karl.anderson@cityoforlando.net, 407.246.3689
August 30, 2018Senior Safety Summit
11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Shiloh Baptist Church of Orlando, 604 Jackson St., Orlando, FL 32805

Senior Safety Summits offer an opportunity for seniors and supportive police officers to collaborate and prevent crimes against seniors in Orlando.

Register online.
September 16 - 19

NNO Party Package Pickup at OPD Headquarters

Sunday, September 16, 1 – 4 p.m.
Monday, September 17, 11 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Tuesday, September 18, 2 – 7 p.m.
Wednesday, September 19, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Monday, September 17All street closures are paid for by the Orlando Police Department if you submit your Special Event Permit before September 17, 2018. Note: You do not have to close your street to have a successful National Night Out Event.

Apply for a Street Closure Permit
September 21NNO Party - Registration must be submitted by this date for Party Package delivery.
Tuesday, October 2NNO Main Event Day
Location: City-wide
Tuesday, October 2NNO Goes to Church

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