The city of Arlington and the Arlington police department recently hosted it’s 20th National Night Out event. National Night Out Is a night for neighborhoods around the country to meet with police officers and other officials as a way to prevent crime. UTA hosted its own National Night Out, sponsered by the Universities police department. At the event they gave away prizes, taught self-defence basics, and demonstrated fire safety as well as hand out information about being prepared. According to the National Association of Town Watch, last years National Night Out included 37 Million people.