SAVANNAH, GA (August 6, 2014) – The Savannah-Chatham Metropolitan Police and dozens Savannah and Chatham County neighborhoods joined forces for the 31st annual National Night Out on Tuesday night.

Chief Julie Tolbert, Mayor Edna Jackson, City Manager Stephanie Cutter, City Council members, County Commissioners, SCMPD officers and McGruff the Crime Dog visited nearly every participating neighborhood yesterday evening.  Many of the neighborhoods gathered community parks and community centers as a show of their unity to help police combat crime.

Liberty City, Sustainable Fellwood, Hudson Hill, Kayton Homes, Frazier Homes, Fred Wessels Homes, Ben Van Clark, Eastside Concerned Citizens, Downtown Neighborhood Association, Downtown Business Association, Ardsley Park, Chatham Crescent, Cuyler-Brownville, Feiler Park, Live Oak, Parkside, Poplar Place, Tatemville, The Woods, Colonial Village, Live Oak Planation, Clover Village at Vernon Marsh, Holland Park, Parkwood, Fernwood, East Savannah, Savannah Gardens, Edgemere-Sackville, River Oaks and several other neighborhoods participated in last night’s Night Out.
The SCMPD Savannah Impact Program on Drayton Street held a large event in their parking lot for nearby residents and Target on Savannah’s Southside set up booths in their parking lot for police to educate shoppers about crime prevention.