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  Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch is the largest voluntary movement within the United Kingdom with an estimated 10 million people involved.
Neighbourhood Watch has the same aim countrywide - It is about people working together to make their communities safer and friendlier places to live and work.
Junior Neighbourhood Watch has been launched in Darlington to encourage young people to take an interest in what is happening in their neighbourhoods and to generate in young people an interest in themselves, their community and crime and disorder issues.
www.darlington.org.uk /Gateways/CommunitySafety/Neighbourhood+Watch   (239 words)

 Neighbourhood Watch: What is Neighbourhood Watch?
Neighbourhood Watch is the largest community safety organisation in the country with an estimated 10 million members.
Neighbourhood Watch schemes and associations across the country are always coming up with new ideas and initiatives to extend the effectiveness of this valuable community safety organisation.
Obviously, as the title suggests, Neighbourhood Watch relies on participation of the neighbours who live in area, whether this is a close, a road or a block flats.
www.crimereduction.gov.uk /neighbourhoodwatch/nwatch09.htm   (337 words)

 Neighborhood Watch - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"Neighbourhood Watch" is also a short story by Greg Egan.
A neighborhood watch (also called a crime watch or neighborhood crime watch) is a citizens' organization devoted to crime and vandalism prevention within a neighborhood.
The current American system of neighborhood watches began developing in the late 1960s as a response to the rape and murder of Kitty Genovese in Queens, New York.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Neighbourhood_Watch   (222 words)

 neighbourhood watch launch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Neighbourhood Watch, a scheme designed to enable local communities to work together, to look out for each other and, importantly, help the police in the fight against crime and anti-social behaviour, was launched in Northern Ireland today, Tuesday 29th June.
Neighbourhood Watch is a simple model, which gives local communities an opportunity to actively contribute towards, and take some responsibility for, making the area in which they live a safer place.
Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators will be required to submit to a Police Service check for the benefit and protection of the individual themselves, the community and everyone else associated with the scheme.
www.psni.police.uk /index/media_centre/press_releases/pg_press_releases_2004/pr_2004_june/pr_290604_neighbourhood_watch_launch.htm   (657 words)

 Neighbourhood Watch - NSW, Australia
Neighbourhood Watch is a community crime prevention scheme, with Police and community volunteers working together.
In Australia, the Neighbourhood Watch scheme began in Victoria in 1983 and was formally launched in New South Wales in the Sydney suburb of Campsie in December, 1984.
Since Neighbourhood Watch is entirely voluntary, it is up to the local community to establish a group by holding a public meeting and electing a co-ordinator and small committee.
www.digitalgraphics.com.au /nhw.html   (336 words)

 Neighbourhood Watch for home security
Neighbourhood Watch (or Home Watch as it is known in some areas) is all about an active partnership with the police.
Neighbourhood Watch schemes can be large, covering, for example most of the households on an estate or they might involve just half a dozen houses.
Neighbourhood Watch members want to know their hard work is paying off and police can provide that evidence in the form of crime statistics.
www.bridgewood-home-security.co.uk /neighbourhood-watch-schemes.htm   (2293 words)

 Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watches are an important means of communication between local residents and the local Police in the fight against crime.
Neighbourhood Watch schemes helps the community to keep a check on people in the neighbourhood who are more vulnerable.
In Kingston each Neighbourhood Watch appoints an Area Co-ordinator and four times a year all the Area Co-ordinators have the chance to discuss crime issues affecting their locality with local community officers at Sector Working Group meetings.
www.kingston.gov.uk /community,_people_and_living/crime/neighbourhood_watch.htm   (781 words)

 Crime Reduction - Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch is recognised nationally as one of the most effective voluntary organisations and the best example of police and communities working in partnership to reduce crime and the fear of crime, build safer communities and improve the quality of life.
Neighbourhood Watch started in 1982 and is now the largest voluntary organisation covering 6 million households with 27% of the population belonging to Neighbourhood Watch in 160,000 schemes across the country.
Neighbourhood Watch members help to reduce crime and the fear of crime by keeping an eye on each other's properties, sharing crime prevention advice and by building a two-way communication with the police.
www.gloucestershire.police.uk /crimereduct/9.html   (757 words)

 Cambridgeshire Constabulary - Neighbourhood Watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
A Neighbourhood Watch Scheme is a partnership between Communities and the Police.
Neighbourhood Watch is the largest voluntary crime prevention group in the country with over 10 million members.
Neighbourhood Watch started in the UK in 1982 in Mollington in Cheshire where residents found that since the start of the scheme the level of crime substantially reduced.
www.cambs.police.uk /camcom/nhw   (129 words)

 Neighbourhood Watch, Neighbourhood Watch Program, Community Safety | Melbourne, Sholl National Safety
The neighbourhood watch program is setup all over Australia, and is state funded and overseen by the state police.
A neighbourhood watch program is a very good way of bringing to local communities together, as well as deterring criminals as well.
The neighbourhood watch program creates a closer connection between the local community and the local police force, who support the neighbourhood watch program.
www.shollnationalsafety.com.au /SecurityTips/Neighbourhood_Watch.html   (272 words)

 Cambridgeshire Constabulary - Neighbourhood Watch Manual   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Neighbourhood Watch aims to develop a close liaison between householders in a neighbourhood and the local police.
The County Group in partnership with the Police is responsible for shaping the policy for Neighbourhood Watch across the county of Cambridgeshire.
The Group consists of Neighbourhood Watch elected representatives from each of the three police divisions, the County representative of the National Neighbourhood Watch Association, a Senior Police Officer, the Force Community Safety Officer, the Force Community Contact Co-ordinator and a Community Beat Manager.
www.cambs.police.uk /camcom/nhw/manual/index.asp   (276 words)

 Advice - Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch originated in the United States in Oakland in 1966, under the title 'Home Alert'.
Some of the elements of Neighbourhood Watch can be found in England shortly after the Norman invasion, in the system of "watch and wards", which consisted of a watch of up to sixteen men.
The 'hue and cry', which was the obligation of residents to pursue criminals, and 'frankpledge', the collective responsibility among communities to prevent crime in their areas is also strongly reminiscent of Neighbourhood Watch.
www.essex.police.uk /advice/v_nhw_01.php   (330 words)

 Neighbourhood watch group cannot print crime list - smh.com.au
A police spokesman said last night there had been no official statewide change in policy on what information was provided to Neighbourhood Watch but that each local area commander used his or her discretion.
Neighbourhood Watch groups throughout the state routinely publish details of crimes committed in their area, using information provided by police.
The co-ordinator of Neighbourhood Watch's Belmont South group, Deadre Ham, said she had complained in writing about the new system to the Lake Macquarie local area commander, Allan Thompson.When the new guidelines were raised at the group's last meeting "the shit hit the fan".
www.smh.com.au /articles/2002/06/26/1023864608257.html   (538 words)

 Welcome to the Harrogate and District Neighbourhood Watch Association - nwatchharrogate.co.uk
The Neighbourhood Watch Principle is not meant to be intrusive, quite the opposite.
Neighbourhood Watch Schemes can be as large or as small as you want.
Neighbourhood Watch (NHW) is an organisation which assists North Yorkshire Police (NYP) in tackling local crime and disorder by enlisting the support of active and enthusiatic volunteer members of the community, who really want to make a difference to the quality of life in their own environment, by actively assisting their local officers.
www.nwatchharrogate.org.uk   (461 words)

 Welcome to Neighbourhood Watch
Neighbourhood Watch is one of the biggest and most successful crime prevention initiatives ever.
The Maesteg and District Neighbourhood Watch worked closely with the local police to develop methods of combating the problems associated with local youths and as result Nantyffyllon Youth Club was set up.
Although adult neighbourhood watch volunteers oversee the club, a dozen of the oldest children have now taken ownership of the group’s direction.
www.crimereduction.gov.uk /nbhwatch.htm   (1895 words)

 Little Chalfont Neighbourhood Watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Neighbourhood Watch is all about caring for each other.
Neighbourhood Watch has a direct influence on reducing crime and aiding crime detection.
Neighbourhood Watch schemes also help the community to keep a check on people in the neighbourhood who are more vulnerable.
www.alanwatson1.vispa.com   (476 words)

 Ipswich Crime Reduction Panel: Neighbourhood Watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Neighbourhood Watch has been a great success in the UK since it began in 1986.
Neighbourhood Watch is pro-active too; for instance, in the implementation of Comnet (Community Warning Network).
Neighbourhood Watch is a success from which more and more people like you benefit.
www.crime-reduction.co.uk /neighbourhoodwatch   (285 words)

 Northamptonshire Police Online
Neighbourhood Watch is based on a simple idea and is one of the largest and most successful crime prevention initiatives ever.
In Northamptonshire there are already over 1600 Neighbourhood Watch Schemes, which cover approximately 57,000 homes around the county, and each scheme is looked after by its own co-ordinator, who is a resident in that particular neighbourhood.
Any Watch member, scheme or street co-ordinator or area co-ordinator that wants to be involved with and have a say in the future of Community Watch schemes across their policing area.
www.northants.police.uk /default.asp?action=article&ID=1874   (1397 words)

 Neighbourhood Watch - Durham Constabulary
Neighbourhood Watch is the largest community based voluntary organization in the country.
The aim is to help people protect themselves and their properties by reducing the fear of crime by means of improved house hold security, Encouraging greater vigilance and by fostering a neighbourly and caring spirit among communities.
This may include creating a 'neighbourhood watch' which is when neighbours look after each others property when they are away, or to allow access to utility services if the owner can not get time off work.
www.durham.police.uk /safety/watch.php   (110 words)

 West Yorkshire Police: Neighbourhood Watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Neighbourhood Watch was first introduced to West Yorkshire in 1985 and has continued to grow in popularity ever since, reinforcing its role as a major deterrent against crime.
Sherlock is believed to be the first ever Neighbourhood Watch mascot and since his arrival he has done a fantastic job of raising the profile of Neighbourhood Watch, especially amongst the younger members of the community.
A number of users including Neighbourhood Watch Co-ordinators, community groups and members of the public have signed up to the Alert scheme, which send an email to warn them of bogus callers and rogue traders operating in their area, and give advice on how to deal with them.
www.westyorkshire.police.uk /section-item.asp?sid=5&iid=564   (1512 words)

 MP raises Neighbourhood Watch in the House (23/02/04)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
There are more than 700 neighbourhood watch schemes in my patch, and I would love to enable them further because they are so successful.
Fiona Mactaggart: We recognise that neighbourhood watch schemes are vital partners for the police in preventing and reporting crime and in supporting witnesses.
Neighbourhood watch schemes and other community groups can work with the police to try to tackle such issues.
www.derekwyattmp.co.uk /pages/news_item.asp?i_PageID=12814   (298 words)

 Northern Ireland Office // Media Centre / Media Detail
Neighbourhood Watch Schemes are helping 12,000 households across Northern Ireland to tackle crime, fear of crime and anti-social behaviour within their communities, Criminal Justice Minister David Hanson MP has said.
The Minister was speaking in as Ballyrussell became the 100th Scheme to be accredited since Neighbourhood Watch was launched in June 2004.
Neighbourhood Watch is jointly promoted and funded by the Community Safety Unit of the Northern Ireland Office, the Northern Ireland Policing Board and the PSNI.
www.nio.gov.uk /media-detail.htm?newsID=12743   (548 words)

 Neighbourhood Watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Neighbourhood Watch is a crime prevention programme aimed at getting local communities in Ireland actively involved in observing and reporting suspicious activities.
The impetus to launch a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme may come from the local community or it may result from an approach from the Gardai.
While Neighbourhood Watch is not a universal remedy for crime, it does have great potential in preventing certain types of crime, most notably burglary.
www.oasis.gov.ie /justice/crime_prevention/neighbourhood_watch.html   (425 words)

 Community safety - Neighbourhood watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Neighbourhood Watch is about working together as partners for a safer and more caring community.
A Neighbourhood Watch can be formed when any group of neighbours decide to work together to prevent crime in their area.
Neighbourhood Watch encourages people to be good neighbours through greater community involvement.
www.wandsworth.gov.uk /Home/CommunityServices/CommunitySafety/nwatcth.htm   (523 words)

 NTPFES - POLICE - What are Neighbourhood Watch Objectives?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Improve the level of personal and household security in Neighbourhood Watch areas through an education programme and the distribution of suitable literature.
Deter criminal activity in the Neighbourhood Watch area by increasing the probability of apprehension.
As a Neighbourhood Watch member, you are not required to arrest or approach anyone.
www.nt.gov.au /pfes/police/community/neighbourhoodwatch/objective.html   (179 words)

 Neighbourhood Watch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Neighbourhood Watch is one of the biggest and most successful crime prevention initiatives ever, and is encouraged and supported locally by the Vale of Glamorgan Community Safety Partnership.
Neighbourhood Watch is not just about reducing burglary figures, it's about creating communities that care.
Neighbourhood Watch schemes can be large, covering most of the households on an estate, or might involve just half a dozen houses.
www.valeofglamorgan.gov.uk /Our%20Community/Safer%20Vale/Neighbourhood%20Watch.aspx   (345 words)

 This is Herefordshire | CommuniGate | Introduction
Neighbourhood Watch has come to the stage where it has to adapt to these changes in order to stay effective in its stand against crime and give those in its grassroots level a greater say in how the organisation is run.
A new tier of Regional Neighbourhood Watch Associations is already being established on Regional Government Office lines with Kent and the South East, The West Country, Humberside, The North East, and the West Midlands — encompassing Staffordshire, Warwickshire, West Mercia and West Midlands already in place and other regions, including Scotland, being set up.
Herefordshire Neighbourhood Watch falls in the area of West Mercia Neighbourhood Watch Association, which in all is made up of 13 Area Associations, each closely aligned with Crime and Disorder Reduction Partnership (CDRP) areas.
www.communigate.co.uk /here/hfdsneiwatch/index.phtml   (532 words)

 Binfield OnLine
Neighbourhood Watch is a method of developing close liaison between households in a neighbourhood, the local police and the local authority.
Your police area has a team of crime reduction specialists, and your local neighbourhood has a local beat officer who are all committed to reducing crime and improving the quality of life in your area.
Neighbourhood Watch is run by volunteers in the community.
homepage.ntlworld.com /wbsltdcom/pages/neighbourhoodwatch.asp   (4518 words)

 Neighbourhood watch - (Text-only version) - Devon & Cornwall Constabulary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
If you are a member of a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme you are much less likely to become a victim of crime.
Watch schemes have been shown to be effective in reducing burglary, deterring bogus callers and bringing down the fear of crime.
Neighbourhood Watch Schemes in Devon and Cornwall come under the guidance of the Devon and Cornwall Community Watch Association.
www.devon-cornwall.police.uk /v3/textonly/howhelp/neighb/index.htm   (624 words)

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