Neighborhood Watch

Resident Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch is:

  • Residents trained to recognize suspicious or criminal activities
  • Residents reporting criminal or suspicious activities to the police
  • Residents keeping informed about activities in their neighborhood
  • Residents watching for suspicious, criminal or dangerous activities in their neighborhoods
  • Residents providing valuable information to police to help them investigate suspicious activities
  • Residents assisting the police in preventing crime

Neighborhood Watch is not:

  • A group of vigilantes or people taking the law into their own hands
  • A program that takes the place of the police
  • Residents enforcing the law or apprehending criminals

Starting Neighborhood Watch

Want to start a Neighborhood Watch? Read about starting your neighborhood watch (PDF) or call our Neighborhood Watch Coordinator at 804-318-8699 for more information.


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