National Night Out to be held on August 1

Posted at 7:50 AM, Jul 28, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-28 07:50:01-04

National Night Out is an annual community-building campaign that's meant to encourage positive police-community engagement.

It's set for Tuesday, August 1, 2017. Millions of people take part in NNO from all over the world. Neighborhoods host block parties, festivals, cookouts, and other events. There are safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, and visits from emergency personnel.

More information is available at

According to their website the following locations in Michigan will celebrate National Night Out.

Arlington, Auburn Hills, Bay City, Benton Harbor, Benton Manor, Berrien Co., Berrien Springs, Big Rapids, Brighton, Buchanan, Cadillac, Canton, Dearborn, Detroit, Escanaba, Evart, Flint, Flint Twp., Galesburg, Grand Blanc Twp., Grand Junction, Grand Rapids, Grandville, Grant, Hamtramck, Harper Woods, Haslett, Hastings, Highland Park, Holland, Jackson, Kalkaska, Kentwood, Lansing, Linden, Marquette, Menominee Co., Meridian Twp, Muskegon, Muskegon Heights, Norton Shores, Oakland Co., Paw Paw, Pittsfield Twp., Port Huron, Roscommon Co., Roseville, Saginaw Twp., Shelby Twp., South Kent Co., Southfield, Springfield, St. Clair Co., St. Helen, St. Johns, St. Joseph Charter Twp., Sterling Heights, Troy, Van Buren Twp., Walker, Wyoming, Ypsilanti