Crime Prevention Officers
  • Coordinate the Neighborhood Watch program
  • Train block captains and residents
  • Maintain an updated list and area map of all participants in the Neighborhood Watch program
  • Meet with block captains to discuss neighborhood issues and develop strategies to address them
  • Distribute information to block captains
  • Encourage neighborhood and block-by-block activities such as meetings, parties, and service projects
  • Are accessible to relay information among neighbors and block captains
Block Captains
  • Maintain an updated list of all block residents
  • Distribute information door-to-door to residents, such as emergency phone numbers
  • Attend block captain meetings with the police department
  • Channel information between the Crime Prevention Officer and residents
  • Are accessible to answer questions from residents and relay important information to and from the Crime Prevention Officer
  • Encourage block activities, such as meetings, parties, and service projects
  • Are involved
  • Get to know neighbors
  • Notify block captains if they are going to be away from home for an extended period
  • Notify police of any suspicious activity
  • Notify block captains of any residents needing assistance
  • Attend neighborhood meetings
  • Implement suggested security measures
  • Participate in neighborhood activities