Orange's Night Out Against Crime

posted by Kari Steele - 

Orange's Night Out Against Crime

Sgt. Phil McMullin has been a police officer for the City of Orange for 16 years. He has worked as a homicide detective, SWAT team member, hostage negotiator, and currently supervises our community outreach unit.

The city of Orange's National Night Out event is an event which brings the community and police together to strengthen our partnership in fighting crime. Which is a great way to get to know the police and fire department. 

National Night Out is meant to help people meet their neighbors and for everyone to learn about their City's Public Safety Teams. At the Orange Police National Night Out they also celebrate the 270+ Neighborhood Watch members being watchful throughout Orange and reporting suspicious activity immediately to the police department.


When & Where?

Tuesday, August 7th from 5:30 pm to 8 pm. 

Located in the City of Orange TARGET's parking lot on 2191 N. Tustin St.

The event is free to anyone wishing to attend.

There will be a police K-9 demonstration, puppet show, jazz band and dance performances on stage. Along with refreshments, prizes, face painting, balloons, and Child DNA program Meet McGruff, the crime fighting dog character.

In addition to the K-9, there will also be other police exhibits featured at the event. There will be SWAT, Bike Teams, HEART OPD Mounted Unit, Explorers, Traffic, Crime Prevention and Dispatch City of Orange Amateur Radio.

This is the twelfth consecutive year hosting the event for the City of Orange community. The National Night out even started in 1984, 35 years ago by the National Association of Town Watch. In 2017, over 38 million people from all 50 states participate in this event.

If you are wondering where you can  get more information on starting a Neighborhood Watch in the City of Orange, you can head over to the city of orange website here.


Join us this Sunday, July 22nd as Kari Steele talks to Sgt. Phil McMullin about Orange's Night Out Against Crime.

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