Sign up for Texans Against Crime block parties for City of Tyler

TYLER, TX (KLTV) - Released by the Tyler POlice Department:

TYLER, TX - The date has been set for the annual Texans Against Crime (T.A.C.) ™  night out. The event will take place on Tuesday, October 12th, 2010 from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. T.A.C. ™ celebrations are held throughout East Texas on the second Tuesday in October.

Only 11 block parties have registered so far for this year's event.  Last year the City of Tyler had approximately 90 block parties throughout the City to promote the program.  It's time to register your block party by calling the Tyler Police Department at 903-531-1096 or registering on-line at

The Texans Against Crime (T.A.C.) ™ program is an annual event designed to unite neighbors and communities to encourage neighborhood communication, community involvement and crime prevention to create safer neighborhoods. The T.A.C. ™ program encourages neighborhoods to host block parties as an opportunity to get to know your neighbor and fight crime.

The Texans Against Crime (T.A.C. ™) program promotes neighborhood alliances to strengthen our communities and preserve the quality of life in East Texas. The program helps to educate our families, friends and neighbors about crime prevention and inform residents that communities are safer when neighbors work together. Getting to know your neighbors is an important step in keeping your community safe.