The National Association of Town Watch – a nationwide network of law enforcement agencies, neighborhood watch groups, civic groups, state and regional crime prevention associations and volunteers – introduced the first National Night Out in August 1984. Two-and-a-half million people in 400 communities across 23 states participated.
Federico Bartlett, 12, and his sister, Stella, 9, choose from among the free pens, pencils and erasers provided by CDAC Behavioral Healthcare, Inc., of Pensacola while CDAC volunteer Lisa Viquelia watches during the Milton National Night Out event Tuesday.
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