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Police to Celebrate National Night Out

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The city of Las Vegas and the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department are organizing several "National Night Out" events throughout the community.

In its 26th year, "National Night Out" is a nationwide effort to heighten crime prevention awareness, generate support for local anti-crime programs and strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.

For more information, residents can visit the National Night Out Web site at nationalnightout.org.

City of Las Vegas' National Night Out

City of Henderson's National Night Out

The unveiling of the Officer James Manor mural is set for 4 p.m. at the Doolittle Community Center, 1950 N. J St. Manor was an officer with the Metropolitan Police Department who died in a car accident on May 7 on his way to answer a domestic violence call. Sheriff Doug Gillespie will be present as the mural is unveiled.

Officers from the soon-to-open Northeast Area Command will meet their new neighbors at 5:30 p.m. at the Walnut Recreation Center, 3075 Walnut St. The event will include several guest speakers.

The Metropolitan Police Department will host an event from 7 to 9 p.m. at Town Square Las Vegas, 6605 Las Vegas Blvd. South. Live entertainment and children's activities will take place in Town Square Park. The police department will be on hand with patrol cars, and the Clark County Fire Department will bring a fire truck for display. Anthony's Coal Fired Pizza and Johnny McGuire's Deli will offer samples of select pizza and deli items.

Other events will take place from 6 to 7 p.m. at Tam Drive at Cincinnati Avenue in downtown Las Vegas and from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Cambridge Community Center, 3930 Cambridge St.

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