For the 10th year in a row, the Carson City Sheriff's Office was recognized for their National Night Out event in August.
The Carson City Sheriff's Office received a national award for "Outstanding Citizen Participation" for the 2010 National Night Out special event hosted in August. This award is the latest in the list of accolades Carson City Sheriff's Office received for the 2010 event including congressional awards from Congressman Dean Heller and a letter of commendation from Senator John Ensign.
National Night Out is the largest coordinated prevention effort in the United States.
"This year's event involved 37 million people in 15,110 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories and military bases worldwide," wrote Matt A. Peskin, National Project Coordinator, in the awards notification letter. "We extend our congratulations for being selected among the nation's best. Again we salute you and your community for a job well done."
In 2010 the at Carson City Sheriff's Office's National Night Out event there were over 110 exhibits involving representatives from law enforcement, military, public safety and community organizations.
Sheriff Ken Furlong said, the event would not be possible without business sponsorships from Target, Smith's Food & Drug, the Down Town Business Association, Carson Now, Grocery Outlet, CalNeva Towing, The Peddler's Fare, Fun Jumpers, Economy Speed Press and the Nevada Appeal.