POSTED: Tuesday, August 7, 2012 - 8:23am
UPDATED: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 - 12:20pm
EL PASO - El Pasoans are invited to come meet their neighbors and take a stand against crime.
Wednesday is "National Night Out" and is held in more than 15,000 communities across the nation.
The event raises awareness about local crime and drug prevention efforts.
The El Paso County Sheriff's office will host Wednesday night's event at their headquarters located on Justice Drive in far East El Paso.
It will be held from 6 to 10 p.m. and will include food, music and several law enforcement booths.