HPD to host Night Out Against Crime Kick-off

HATTIESBURG, MS (WHLT) – The 32nd annual Night Out Against Crime in Hattiesburg is approaching.

This year’s theme is “Hattiesburg United.”

Hattiesburg Police Department is hosting a kick-off Thursday, July 30th, to get the city pumped up for Night Out Against Crime on August 4th.

“They came up with that theme because again, the community is united. That was shown in May with the lose of our two officers. We received national attention for people seeing how this community came together as a whole and stood behind this police department during that loss,” Lt. Jon Traxler said.

Here’s the schedule of events:

July 30th:

  • Night Out Against crime Kick-Off @ Tatum Park, 6 – 8 p.m.

August 4th:

  • “Lunch and Learn with law Enforcement and Friends” @ City Hall water fountain, 11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
  • Sidewalk party @ Target on HWY 98, 5 p.m.
  • Individual neighborhood celebrations, 6 p.m. – 8 p.m.

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