The Cheyenne Police Department is planning for the city's fifth annual "Neighborhood Night Out" on July 11.

Officer Dan Long says the department has scheduled a meeting for prospective block captains on June 5th at 5:30 p.m. at the Kiwanis Community House in Lions Park. Long says the idea behind the event is to encourage people to get to know their neighbors and local police officers.

He says such relationships have been proven to reduce crime.

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