UT Dallas to Join National Night Out Observance
Oct. 2, 2008
UT Dallas will celebrate National Night Out Against Crime on Tuesday, the 25th anniversary of the nationwide anti-crime observance.
The event is scheduled for 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Phase 8 Clubhouse parking area of The University Village Apartments. Attractions will include a Dunk-a-Cop booth, Project ID engravers for valuables, hotdogs, refreshments, music and prizes.
Sponsors include the Crime Prevention Unit of the UT Dallas Police Department, Office of Residential Life, Office of Student Affairs and The University Village Apartments.
National Night Out is designed to:
- Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness.
- Generate support for, and participation in, local anti-crime efforts.
- Strengthen community spirit and police-community partnerships.
- Send a message to criminals that communities are organized and fighting back.
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