National Night Out

National Night OutSince 1984 National Night Out has been enhancing relationships between the community and law enforcement while providing a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together under positive circumstances.

Neighborhoods across the nation host block parties, festivals, parades, cookouts and other various community events with safety demonstrations, seminars, youth events, visits from emergency personnel and exhibits.

In Texas, National Night Out is celebrated on the first Tuesday in October.

About National Night Out

National Night Out celebrates our Police - Community Partnerships. The Victoria Police Department (VPD) is committed to community involvement that must include you, the community.

The goal of National Night Out is to:

  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
  • Generate support for local anti-crime efforts
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back

Community Safety Fair & Kick-off Party

Our Safety Fair and Kick-Off Party for this year will be Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 11 am to 3 pm at the Victoria Community Center,
2905 E North Street
Victoria, TX 77901

Organizations and community oriented businesses who wish to have a booth at this event may use the Community Safety Fair / Kick-Off Party Registration form (PDF) to register.

For more information call the Victoria Police Department Crime Prevention Unit at 361-485-3808 or email VPD Crime Prevention.

Neighborhood Block Parties

On Tuesday, October 1, 2019 between 6 and 9 pm to residents of Victoria are asked to lock their doors, turn on outside lights and spend the evening outside with neighbors. Simply knowing your neighbors is one of the most effective methods to prevent crime. Police and Fire Department will stop by to visit with many of the residents whose parties are registered with the Police Department. Please register your national night out event by 12 noon on Wednesday, September 25.

For more information call the Victoria Police Department Crime Prevention Unit at 361-485-3808 or email VPD Crime Prevention.