Neighborhood Watch Program
Neighborhood Watch is the basis for bringing neighborhood residents together to focus on disaster preparedness, terrorism awareness, evacuation drills and to organize group training.
Through a partnership with local law enforcement agencies, citizens learn to recognize and report suspicious and unusual activities in their neighborhoods. Regular Neighborhood Watch meetings help residents build a communication network that works to protect their neighborhood. They discuss neighborhood concerns with Police representatives and receive crime prevention information such as:
The more active a Neighborhood Watch group is, the more effective it is in deterring crime from a neighborhood. Criminals don't like to be seen and prefer easier targets.