NATIONAL NIGHT OUT AGAINST CRIME AUG. 5 IN SAN DIEGO COUNTY

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August 1, 2014 (San Diego)—You’re invited to join the San Diego County Sheriff's Department for its free Night Out Against Crime events on Tuesday, August 5th.  There are locations countywide, including some in East County.



It's a day when communities across the country take a stand to let criminals know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. Meet deputies who patrol your communities and mingle with your neighbors while enjoying food, drinks, giveaways and activities for kids.

All locations will have a Sheriff's Crime Prevention Specialist on site (and a special display) so you can get tips on how to stay safe.

Activities vary by location. See below for a community near you:

ALPINE

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Alpine Sheriff's Station

2751 Alpine Boulevard

Flyer: http://goo.gl/uKMm6j

Contact: Crime Prevention Specialist Holly Conroy (619) 659-2608

Sheriff's Crime Lab, Bomb/Arson Unit, Search and Rescue (SAR), fire truck display, free food and refreshments and fun games for children

ENCINITAS

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Target Parking Lot

1010 North El Camino Real

Contact: Crime Prevention Specialist Henry Tirado (760) 966-3588

Flyer: http://goo.gl/MIZ85Y

Free food and refreshments, Sheriff's patrol car on display and fun games and activities for the entire family

IMPERIAL BEACH

5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Robert Egger Park

1885 Coronado Avenue

Contact: Imperial Beach Sheriff's Substation (619) 498-2400

Flyer: http://goo.gl/YBJALw

The Sheriff's Weapons Training Unit will be on hand to talk about gun safety, free gun locks for adults while supplies lasts and fun games and activities for the entire family

POWAY

3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Poway Sheriff's Station

13100 Bowron Road

Contact: Crime Prevention Specialist Darlene Duncan (858) 513-2807Flyer: http://goo.gl/sDodQm

Sheriff's K-9 demonstration, Sheriff's Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP), Off-Road Enforcement Team (ORET), fire truck display, McGruff the Crime Dog Talking Car, child fingerprinting and fun giveaways

RANCHO SAN DIEGO

3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

Target Parking Lot

2911 Jamacha Road

Contact: Crime Prevention Specialist Whitney Buckingham (619) 660-7009

Flyer: http://goo.gl/zux820

Sheriff's Bomb/Arson and Search and Rescue (SAR) Units, free food and refreshments and fun games and activities for the entire family

SAN ELIJO HILLS

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

San Elijo Hills Park (Picnic Gazebo)

1105 Elfin Forest Road, San Marcos

Contact: (760) 744-1050 ext. 3111

Flyer: http://goo.gl/cd12pB

Child fingerprinting, fire truck display and much more

SAN MARCOS

3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Connors Park

320 West San Marcos Boulevard

Contact: (760) 510-5255

Flyer: http://goo.gl/hlEbQa

Child fingerprinting, fire truck display and much more

SANTEE

5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Santee Trolley Square

9884 Mission Gorge Road

Contact: Crime Prevention Specialists Ashley Jenkins or Nancy Ortiz (619) 956-4022

Flyer: http://goo.gl/EVWHqk

Sheriff's Bike Patrol, Sheriff's Senior Volunteer Patrol (SVP), Sheriff's patrol car on display, fire truck display, prescription drug drop box, meet McGruff the Crime Dog, free giveaways and fun games and activities for the entire family

VISTA

5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Downtown Vista corner of Indiana Avenue and Main Street

12th Annual Walk Against Crime

First 100 walkers to register get a free t-shirt

Flyer: http://goo.gl/D1CHBA

(760) 726-1340 ext. 1481

Register for walk at: www.cityofvista.com

Flyers for the events can also be found at www.sdsheriff.net.

If you can't make it to these events, leave your porch light on as a show of solidarity on National Night Out Against Crime.

To learn more about the Sheriff's Crime Prevention Unit, including important safety tips, visit: www.sdsheriff.net/crimeprevention.


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