For eleven consecutive years the City of Taylor has been nationally ranked for its participation in the annual National Night Out event, thanks to the efforts of the residents working alongside the police and fire departments. In 2018, Taylor ranked 31st in the nation and 6th in the state for cities with a population between 15,000 and 49,999! National Night Out involves more than 38.6 million neighbors across 16,790 communities from all 50 states, U.S. territories, Canadian cities and military bases worldwide.
National Night Out is designed to:
Heighten crime and drug prevention awareness
Generate support for and participation in local anti-crime efforts
Strengthen neighborhood spirit and police-community partnership
Send a message to criminals letting them know neighborhoods are organized and fighting back.