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File #: 0232X-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ceremonial Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2018 In control: M. Brown
On agenda: 7/30/2018 Final action: 8/3/2018
Title: To recognize the 35th Annual National Night Out and commend its Columbus area sponsors and participants for their dedicated efforts in crime prevention and community building
Sponsors: Mitchell Brown, Elizabeth Brown, Jaiza Page, Emmanuel V. Remy, Michael Stinziano, Priscilla Tyson, Shannon G. Hardin

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To recognize the 35th Annual National Night Out and commend its Columbus area sponsors and participants for their dedicated efforts in crime prevention and community building

 

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WHEREAS, the 35th Annual National Night Out is sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch and locally co-sponsored by the Columbus Division of Police; and

 

WHEREAS, the National Association of Town Watch established National Night Out, 'America's Night Out Against Crime,' in 1984; and

 

WHEREAS, National Night Out is meant to increase awareness of crime, drugs and violence, facilitate local cooperation and support for crime prevention in smaller communities, bolster neighborhood unity, and demonstrate to criminals that communities actively participating in the fight against crime; and

 

WHEREAS, National Night Out brings together citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations, and local officials and leaders to pursue this mission; and

 

WHEREAS, celebrating National Night Out once a year enables residents to become more familiar with their neighbors and the different and varied resources available to them in securing the safety and prosperity of their communities; and

 

WHEREAS, the Columbus Division of Police Community Liaison Section is deserving of special recognition and commendation for the work they do to ensure the success of this event. National Night Out is only one example of their constant effort to serve the citizens of Columbus and to strengthen police-community partnerships; and

 

WHEREAS, Columbus, in solidarity with thousands of cities and communities from across the nation, will celebrate the 35th Annual National Night Out on August 7, 2018; now therefore,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBUS:

 

That this Council does hereby recognize the 35th Annual National Night Out and its Columbus area sponsors and participants for their dedication to bettering the Columbus community.