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National Night Out - Calendar of Activities

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The National Night Out campaign involves citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials from 9,500 communities from all 50 states, US territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide. Below are activities scheduled in Washington, DC for Tuesday, August 7, 2018.

National Night Out is designed to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness;
  • Generate support for, and participation in, local anticrime programs;
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships; and
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.


District Time Location Description
1D 4-8 pm Potomac Gardens
1225 G Street, SE

Come out to meet MPD members from the First District as well as your community partners and enjoy food and refreshments and plenty to do for the whole family.

Contact: Carolyn L. Smith, [email protected], (202) 489-9533

Asian Liaison Unit 6-8 pm Milan Park
5th Street & Massachusetts Avenue, NW

The Asian Liaison Unit (ALU) will partner with the First District and Mount Vernon Triangle to coordinate a National Night Out event.

Contact: Yunfei Gibb, [email protected]

2D 6-9 pm Georgetown University
37th & O Streets, NW

The Metropolitan Police Department’s Second District will be hosting our annual National Night Out event on Tuesday August 7th. This event will be held at Georgetown University from 6pm-9pm. Come out and enjoy food, music, moon bounce, game truck, clowns, face painters, information tables, and SO MUCH MORE!!!!

We look forward to you joining us!

Contact: Kyi Branch, [email protected],

3D 6-8 pm Bruce Monroe Park
3000 Georgia Avenue, NW

The 3D National Night Out activits at Bruce Monroe Park will include food, games and a moonbounce.

Contact: Marco Santiago, [email protected], (202) 671-6604

Latino Liaison Unit 4-8 pm 1800 Columbia Road, NW

Come meet & greet members of MPD and the Latino Liaison Unit and enjoy music, BBQ, face painting, a selfie-frame station, and more. Together we safeguard our community!

Contact: Sgt. Wilfred Salas, (202) 673-4445


4D 4-8 pm Emery Recreation Center
5701 Georgia Avenue, NW

Join members of the Fourth District as we celebration National Night Out. This year's activities will focus on youth and young adults.

Contact: Derek Staten, [email protected], (202) 270-1640

5D 4-8 pm Starburst Plaza
Benning & Bladensburg Roads, NE

Celebrate National Night Out with the Fifth District at the Starburst Plaza.

Contact: Latissha Isby, [email protected], (202) 360-5731

6D 3-7 pm Marvin Gaye Park
5200 Foote Street, NE
7D 6-9 pm

Oxon Run Park @ The Ampthitheater
William Lockridge Field
Wheeler Road & Mississippi Avenue, SE

MPD 7D is gearing up for the 35th annual celebration of “America’s Night Out Against Crime.” Join with your neighbors, police officers and other community leaders to celebrate National Night Out. Featuring the Best Griller contest event; taste the best from” Grill Masters” from Serve DC and 7D Officers. Although 7D is home to several NNO activities; this year’s main event will be held at Oxon Run Park at The Ampththeater, Mississippi and Wheeler Roads. (6 pm-9 pm). We would be delighted if you can join us; there will be various community services vendors in attendance with plenty of food, and fun.

Contact: Fayette Vaughn-Lee, [email protected], (202) 497-0814