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Starting a Neighborhood Watch


Neighborhood Watch Guidelines

Two (2) Neighborhood Watch meetings to get started

A Neighborhood Crime Watch Program presentation for the first meeting. A "Key Person" (or Coordinator) needs to be designated by the end of the first meeting and Block Captains should be designated for every 10 - 15 houses

Second meeting is scheduled within a month after the first meeting. Maps of the neighborhood will be obtained and Block Captains will be introduced to their assigned residences

Two (2) Neighborhood Watch signs installed. The new Neighborhood Watch sign has replaced the old yellow Crime Watch sign.

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Upon establishment of the program, the community organizes a get-together of the neighborhood once a year.


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