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GGPD Hosts 36th annual National Night Out at Police Headquarters

July 11, 2019

The community is invited to attend the 36th annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August 6, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in front of Garden Grove Police Headquarters, located at 11301 Acacia Parkway.

Event attendees can participate in family-friendly activities, including a donut-eating contest against Garden Grove police officers, face painting, and opportunity drawings and giveaways. The free event gives residents a chance to meet beat patrol and crime prevention officers, as well as learn about neighborhood watch programs and how to get involved. Other activities include public safety demonstrations by the K-9 and SWAT units.

Parking will be available at the Garden Grove Main Library, located at 11200 Stanford Avenue, the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center, at 11300 Stanford Avenue, and Acacia Adult Day Services, at 11391 Acacia Parkway.

Streets in the Civic Center area closed to traffic, from 2:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. are:

  • Southbound lane on Civic Center Drive, from Garden Grove Boulevard to Acacia Parkway
  • Acacia Parkway, from 7th Street to Garden Grove City Hall, located at 11222 Acacia Parkway

Parking will not be allowed on these streets, from 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. “No parking” signs will be on display and a street closure notification will be disseminated to residents and businesses in the immediate area two weeks prior to the event.

For the first time, Garden Grove’s National Night Out will be live-streamed by award-winning Garden Grove TV3, and made available on the Garden Grove Police Department’s Facebook, @GardenGrovePD.

National Night Out is an opportunity to meet, collaborate, and interact with local law enforcement, while strengthening the relationship and camaraderie between neighborhoods. The goal is to prevent crime through education and police-community partnerships.

For more information, contact the Garden Grove Police Department’s Crime Prevention Unit at (714) 741-5760 or by email at crimeprevention@ggcity.org.