MIDLAND - The Midland Police Department is gearing up for the annual National Night Out.
They're holding an appreciation party and training for block captains at First United Methodist Church on Tuesday from 6:00 to 8:00 in the evening.
The event will help raise awareness about the upcoming National Night Out on August 3rd.
That's when neighbors come together hosting pot-luck dinners and block parties throughout the city.
National Night Out is a nationwide crime prevention activity designed to heighten awareness and generate support for local anti-crime programs.