Despite an interruption from Hurricane Harvey, National
Night Out events are still being planned for one date.
“National Night Out is a wonderful
event and a great opportunity for the Sheriff’s Office and other law
enforcement personnel to get to know and to visit with the citizens they
protect,” said Sheriff Troy E. Nehls. “Just as important is the opportunity for
neighbors to come together, get to know each other and forge relationships
aimed at fighting crime.
“With that said, we want to give as
many residents as possible the opportunity to visit with our personnel and get
a look at our assets,” Nehls said.
There is only one date available to
host an event, that being Tuesday, Oct. 3.
Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office
deputies will be attending gatherings around the county to offer information
and answer questions.
Residents are welcome to request Sheriff’s
Office personnel to attend their block parties. To arrange for deputies to
attend, contact Deputy Gerard Argao in the Community Services Division – Crime
Prevention Unit online at firstname.lastname@example.org
to register a date and time.
“Fighting crime is a community
effort,” Nehls added. “Help from our citizens is vital to succeed in the battle
Preparing for the annual National Night Out are, from left,
Deputy Charles Sonnier, Nick Clemente, Salman Sarwar,
Karen Sutherland, Sheriff
Troy Nehls, Satyajit Deb,
Kunquan Yu and Jesse Jaramillo.