SAVANNAH, GA. (August 1, 2014): Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police Department’s Savannah Impact Program (SIP) will host Community Night Out next Tuesday, to engage citizens in strategically organized community action to deter criminal activity.
In conjunction with National Night Out, SIP’s Community Night Out will take place August 5. The event is designed to heighten crime prevention, anti-drug awareness, support and participation in local anti-crime programs, neighborhood pride, and police and community partnerships. Community Night Out is a collaboration between citizens, law enforcement agencies, civic groups, businesses, neighborhood organizations and local officials.
Community Night Out is free and open to the public. It will include food, music and door prizes. The event is set for Aug. 5, from 5:30-8 p.m. at the SIP office, located at 1700 Drayton Street.
For more information contact DeLeah Blake or Toisaun Denson at (912) 651-4350.
SIP is a specialized SCMPD unit, operating as a Community Reentry Collaborative, primarily for “high risk” and “at risk” youth and adults. Through partnerships between SIP’s sworn and civilian police personnel and numerous community supervision agencies, SIP provides intensive supervision and accountability, cognitive-behavioral training, and employment soft skills training. SIP’s partner agencies include: the Georgia Department of Corrections, Board of Pardons and Parole, Chatham County Juvenile Court and the Department of Juvenile Justice.