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FLORIDA KEYS (CBSMiami) – The annual National Night Out event will be held on August 3rd in the Keys.

The goal of National Night Out is to bring the community together to discuss how to make their neighborhoods cleaner, safer, and more secure.

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The Monroe County Sheriff’s Office is sponsoring the event and the Key West Police Department will co-host the Lower Keys/Key West event.

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All of the events will feature food, refreshments, and offer a great chance for people to meet their neighbors and members of the sheriff’s office.

According to the sheriff’s office each event, depending on where it’s held, “will feature displays of the Sheriff’s Office elite units such as the Dive Team, SWAT and Crime Scene Investigation among others.”

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The events will take place from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.:

  • The Key Largo event will be at Key Largo Community Park.
  • The Islamorada event will be held at Founder’s Park in Islamorada.
  • The Marathon event will be held at the Sheriff’s Office Aviation Hangar at the Florida Keys Marathon International Airport.
  • The Lower Keys/Key West event will be at Bayview Park in Key West. Team