PRESS RELEASE: Farmington Police Department to host second annual National Night Out event

This year’s theme: Back the Blue

Farmington, NM – The Farmington Police Department will host their second annual National Night Out event on Tuesday, October 4 from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Farmington Boys and Girls Club. The Helpful Heroes Junior Civitans will launch their Back the Blue campaign during the event, which is this year’s theme. Attendees will enjoy a variety of activities and attractions, including bubble soccer, face painting, a police pumpkin pick and demonstrations by FPD’s specialty units. District Coordinator Unit officers will give away several bicycles throughout the event. The New Mexico Attorney General’s Office, Mrs. New Mexico and Miss Pre-teen New Mexico will be among the exhibitors. This year’s event will also include two fundraising activities: a three-on-three basketball tournament and a chance to dunk FPD’s chief of police. Both fundraisers will benefit the Farmington Boys and Girls Club.

For more information about Back the Blue National Night Out, visit or contact Georgette Allen at (505) 566-2344.

NOTE: This is a family-friendly event. Entrance, activities and attractions are free, except Dunk the Chief and the 3v3 Basketball Tournament, which are fundraisers for the Farmington Boys and Girls Club. Vendors will be selling food and the concession stand will be open during the tournament.

*Media is welcome to attend.

 Event flyers are attached.