Shreveport National Night Out theme announced during kickoff party July 28

There will be free food, drinks, live music, face painting, games and more
A woman and a police officer interact during the 2021 National Night Out observance in Bossier...
A woman and a police officer interact during the 2021 National Night Out observance in Bossier City.
Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 4:46 PM CDT
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SHREVEPORT, La. (KSLA) — The theme of this year’s National Night Out party is ‘Unity in the Community.”

The choices were A Nite to Unite, Better Together, Rock the Block, and Unity in the Community. Voting ended Wednesday evening.

The Shreveport Police Department’s Community Oriented Policing Bureau (COPB) is partnering with the city of Shreveport, Community Renewal International, and Crimestoppers for the National Night Out events this year.

SPD Chief Wayne Smith said that National Night Out events help to build strong, trusting relationships between local law enforcement and residents.

“I’ve always believed in the relationships within our city. Not only with just the police department, but with neighbors themselves. We are one big community, we are team Shreveport. Together we make a difference,” Smith said.

The event was held at at A.B. Palmer Community Center, 547 E. 79th St. from 5-7 p.m. There was free food, drinks, live music, face painting, games, and more.

National Night Out will be on October 4th.

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