What is Neighbourhood Watch?

Neighbourhood Watch is a partnership between local communities, Police and local Policing & Community Safety Partnership. Its aim is to help people protect themselves and their property, and to reduce the fear of crime.

Benefits of Neighbourhood Watch

Neighbourhood Watch schemes can make a real difference to people’s lives, and can help people feel safer in their homes, by:

  • Improving the safety of communities;
  • Developing community spirit;
  • Promoting co-operation between the police and the community;
  • Helping the police detect crime through improved communication and reporting suspicious and criminal activity quickly;
  • Preventing crime and reducing the fear of crime;
  • Encouraging people to watch out for possible problems; and
  • Providing a visible sign that members of a community are looking out for each other
File Type Size Date
Neighbourhood Watch manual July 2019 pdf 1 MB 3rd November 2020

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