Law Enforcement agencies from Tuscaloosa and Northport are hosting the National Night Out celebration Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at Sokol Park. The Tuscaloosa Police Department, Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office, Northport Police Department, and Alabama Law Enforcement Agency will participate in the 32nd annual National Night Out, and residents are asked to come out and show their support for local law enforcement agencies and the officers that serve our communities.

National Night Out will be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Sokol Park; the event is free to attend, and free hot dogs and cold drinks will be served.

The Tuscaloosa County Sheriff's Office described National Night Out on their official Facebook page:

"It is a night where all area citizens, law enforcement agencies, community groups, churches, and businesses can work together to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood involvement. This event send a message to criminals, letting them know that our neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. It cultivates a true sense of community and provides a great opportunity to bring police and neighbors together in a positive atmosphere. When law enforcement and the community work closely together, some amazing things can happen. Tuscaloosa is a great place to live, and we want the best for our community and its citizens. [National Night Out] provides a great opportunity for everybody to come out and show there is a lot of good in our community."