BROWNWOOD, Texas -

Communities in Brown County are coming together to combat crime as part of the 30th annual National Night Out.

As many as 40 block parties will be set up Tuesday night around 5 p.m. in Brown County.

Every year National Night Out kicks off the on the first Tuesday of October.

KTXS News will go on a ride-along with Brownwood Police to visit the participants and see how they plan to help keep an eye on their neighborhoods.