Night to Unite

2016 Night to Unite

Sign up today for Night to Unite - Tuesday, August 7, 2018!

How to Register: 

  • Online registration is now available - it's easy!
  • By phone - Call 763-767-6410 to register over the phone.
  • Fill out the paper registration form and fax or mail it to the department.
  • In person - at the Coon Rapids Police Department, 11155 Robinson Drive.

Block Party Requests

   


If you would like your street blocked off for a block party, you must fill out the block party request form here.

Win Prizes and Keep the Fun Going


  • Post a picture of your Night to Unite party on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter with the hashtag #SafeNeighborhoodsCR and tag us by August 14th to be entered into a drawing for prizes. Post to each for up to three chances to win! Winners will be announced on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter on August 17, at 2PM
  • Coloring Contest for Kids! Kids ages 3-12 can enter to win a "Meet and Greet" party with Police K9 Ike, and other fun prizes. Officers will be handing out official coloring sheets and entry forms at Night to Unite parties. You can also download these forms here. To win, entries must be received by email at theitman@coonrapidsmn.gov, or in person by August 13. Winners will be announced on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter on August 15, at 2PM
Follow us on social media for updates on what will be up for grabs!


Purpose


Night to Unite (formerly known as National Night Out) is designed to:
  • Generate support for, and participation in local anti-crime programs.
  • Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships.
  • Send a message to criminals letting them know that neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.
  • Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness.

Activities


Along with the traditional display of outdoor lights and front porch vigils, cities, towns and neighborhoods celebrate Night to Unite with a variety of events and activities such as:
  • Block parties
  • Contests
  • Cookouts
  • Flashlight walks
  • Parades
  • Visits from local police and fire departments
  • Youth programs

Benefits


Night to Unite has proven to be an effective, inexpensive and enjoyable program to promote neighborhood spirit and police-community partnerships in our fight for a safer nation. The benefits your community will derive from Night to Unite will most certainly extend well beyond the night. 
   

More Information


For more information on Night to Unite call the Police Department at 763-767-6481.