“October is Crime Prevention Month, when citizens. law enforcement, young people across the United States mobilize to strengthen their communities to prevent crime. There are various events, poster contest for McGruff’s 30 year old birthday, entertainments, etc. that goes on during the month of October.
Once again the Metropolitan Police Department has partnered with The Columbia Heights Shaw Family Support Collaborative/Migo Productions, Boys and Girls club, and the community are partnering for an October 29th event. Safe Communities Halloween Fest. There will be costume contests, MCgruff birthday card contest, moon bounce, cotton candy machines etc. We will also be integrating a block party with local youth talent from the community and late night soccer.
This will be taking place at 801 Shepherd st. NW WDC from 3:30pm-8:00 pm.”