National Night Out


   2018 Naitional Night Out Save the Date Graphic - Includes 8-7-18 as the event's date.

Join your neighbors for  

National Night Out on Tuesday, August 7, 2018

The Olmsted County Sheriff's Office is pleased to announce another year of participation in National Night Out on August 7, 2018! This year marks the 35th annual National Night Out, held on Tuesday, August 7 across thousands of communities from all fifty states, including Olmsted County.

National Night Out (NNO) is an annual community-building event to promote police-community partnerships and neighborhood camaraderie. The evening gives an opportunity to enhance the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing a true sense of community.

How you can plan the BEST National Night Out party for your neighborhood...

Planning Your National Night Out Event

• Talk to your neighbors about having a NNO event

• Decide the type of event you would like to have: potluck, ice cream social, BBQ competition, root beer floats, etc.

• Send invitations to neighbors (call, text, social media, etc.)

• Register your party online at or give us a call at 507-328-6777.

• Plan activities for kids

• Decide on entertainment or music if interested

• Contact community officials about necessary permits for noise and street closures.

• And don't forget to apply for a neighborhood sponsorships with our National Night Out partner Custom Alarm at!

Thank you to everyone who has participated in National Night Out in the previous years. We hope that you found value in gathering with you neighbors and having local law enforcement stop by your parties. If you have any questions at all, do not hesitate to give us a call at 507-328-6777.