Tonight's the 31st annual National Night Out Against Crime.

  Sheriff Scott Israel and Deputies of the Broward Sheriff’s Office invite eveyone to take part.

  BSO deputies and firefighters will be at 10 different locations with useful crime prevention presentations and to answer questions about how to help fight crime in your neighborhood.  

  Everyone's encouraged to leave their porch lights on as a show of support.  

  Head to one of the National Night Out Against Crime location listed below, where you’ll find  displays and demonstrations by various BSO specialized units, including bomb and arson, SWAT, K9, marine patrol and mounted patrol. 

  All events are free.

  Tamarac: 6-9 p.m., BSO district office, 7515 N. Pine Island Rd.

  Deerfield Beach: 6-9 p.m., Quiet Waters Park, 401 S. Powerline Rd., Pavilion 10

  Pompano Beach: 6-9 p.m., adjacent to City Hall, 100 W. Atlantic Blvd.

  Lauderdale-By-The-Sea: 6-8 p.m., El Prado Park, 4501 El Mar Dr.

  Central Broward/Lauderdale Lakes: 6-8 p.m., Vincent Torres Park, 4331 N.W. 36 St., Lauderdale Lakes

  South Broward: 5-8 p.m., BSO district office, 3201 Hallandale Beach Blvd., Pembroke Park 

 Dania Beach: 6-9 p.m., Patrick J. Meli Park, 2901 S.W. 52 St. 

 Parkland: 6-8 p.m., Parkland Commons/Publix, 8095 University Dr.

 North Lauderdale: 6-9 p.m., City Municipal Complex, 701 Rock Island Rd.

 Cooper City:  7-9 p.m., BSO district office, 10580 Stirling Rd.

 For more information about National Night Out Against Crime, visit

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