Benefits Of A Neighborhood Watch Program

Greater Awareness
  • After receiving information residents are more aware of crime
  • Better equipped than the general population to remove or reduce the opportunity for crime
Serves as a Warning to Criminals
  • Alerts the criminal that the neighborhood is concerned about crime and willing to intervene
  • Warns criminals that they are likely to be observed and reported to the police
Promotes Neighborliness
Neighbors are encouraged to interact by exchanging information about work schedules, vacation plans and type of vehicles belonging to the homes.

Access to Crime Data
The program allows access to crime trends that may concern them.

Increases Arrest & Convictions
Neighborhood Watch serves as a network through which law enforcement can collect and disseminate information on crime.