East Texans to hold block parties that promote safety, crime prevention in neighborhoods


Texans Against Crime block parties will take place from 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 11 throughout neighborhoods in East Texas.

The parties are part of an annual event that encourages neighborhoods and businesses to host block parties as an opportunity to get to know one another and promote crime prevention.

Last year the city of Tyler had approximately 100 block parties throughout the city, according to a news release from the Tyler Police Department.

Residents can register their block party by calling the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1096 or registering online at www.tylerpolice.com.

- Augusta Robinson

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