National Neighborhood Watch

A Division of the National Sheriffs' Association

Crime prevention through neighborhood cohesiveness and collaboration.


Neighborhood Watch in the News

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APRIL 2019

April 18, 2019: Neighbors fighting back after rash of car burglaries in Hermitage neighborhood

April 16, 2019: Bell County Sheriff's Department rolls out Virtual Neighborhood Watch website

April 16, 2019: Valdosta neighborhoods look to curb crime

April 15, 2019: Hammond PD adopts smartphone app for 'digital neighborhood watch'

April 15, 2019: Neighborhood Watch program expands

April 15, 2019: Quincy neighborhood comes together to fight crime

April 15, 2019: Newport News police connect with neighborhood kids after homicide

April 15, 2019: Waynesboro Police Department joins forces with Neighbors App

April 14, 2019: Shawnee police talk benefits of Neighborhood Watch groups

April 13, 2019: Deputy Dogs: Lee County Sheriff's newest neighborhood watch program

April 13, 2019: Police connect with electronic neighborhood block watch

April 12, 2019: Conroe, Montgomery County Announce Partnership with Neighborhood Watch App

April 11, 2019: Evansville neighborhood group honors long-time beat officer

April 11, 2019: WHILE YOU SLEEP, THE CITY IS AWAKE - Possible reboot of a Neighborhood Watch group?

April 10, 2019: New "neighborhood watch" program in Richland

April 10, 2019: Facebook pages act as new neighborhood watch in Butte

April 9, 2019: Sheriff Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring to provide Local Crime and Safety Information

April 9, 2019: See what your neighbors are up to with this local social media site

April 8, 2019: Kalispell apartment complex starts neighborhood watch

April 5, 2019: Bloomington police add new online 'neighborhood watch' app

April 5, 2019: St. Johns deputies taking neighborhood watch digital with Ring app

April 5, 2019: 'Neighborhood Watch of 2019', Livonia police add Neighbors by Ring to their toolbox

April 4, 2019: Neighborhood Watch earns accreditations

April 4, 2019: Faces of Blight: Meet the woman proud to be the ‘eyes and ears’ for Bibb County

April 3, 2019: Valdosta revamps neighborhood watch programs


MARCH 2019

March 31, 2019: West side community fighting crime by creating high-tech neighborhood watch

March 27, 2019: Crime-fighting tool reshaping neighborhood watch in West Palm Beach

March 27, 2019: Here's how Bibb County residents can keep their communities clean

March 21, 2019: Doorbell cameras are a crime fighting tool for police: 'It's an extra set of eyes'

March 20, 2019: Saginaw Township PD announces partnership with crime-watch, crime stopping program

March 20, 2019: Abbeville police helping residents start neighborhood watch program

March 20, 2019: A neighborhood park watch program helps keep Rockford parks safe

March 20, 2019: Neighborhood Watch learns about search warrants

March 19, 2019: Officers take part in local neighborhood watch

March 18, 2019: The rise of the video doorbell: Old age technology becomes new age crime deterrent

March 18, 2019: Oxford police connect neighbors to curb crime

March 18, 2019: Greeley police launches Neighborhood Watch Camera Program

March 18, 2019: 'Have each other's back': Dooly County community takes action against crime


March 14, 2019: Chickasaw residents take a stand against crime & start neighborhood watch

March 14, 2019: Redding police work with Henderson Road neighborhood to help cut back on crime

March 12, 2019: Have a doorbell cam? West Chester police are hoping you can help solve crimes

March 11, 2019: TPD Hopes Community Meetings Will Increase Reporting Crime

March 9, 2019: Tuxedo Neighborhood Watch strives for safer streets in Meridian

March 7, 2019: Beach Police Encourage Residents to Take Part in Neighborhood Crime Watch App

March 6, 2019: Residents attribute burglary decline to neighborhood watch groups

March 3, 2019: Falmouth police pitch new type of neighborhood watch

March 2, 2019: Euclid Police Department initiates crime prevention conference

March 1, 2019: B’ham officials, residents hope to expand block watch programs

March 1, 2019: Peoria Police announce new tools to fight neighborhood crime


February 28, 2019: Birmingham neighborhood sets example for 'block watch' walks

February 28, 2019: Palmer Police spearheading Neighborhood Watch campaign amid crime concerns

February 27, 2019: KCPD helping residents start Neighborhood Watch Groups

February 22, 2019: Union City residents bring back neighborhood watch program

February 19, 2019: Rift Develops Between Miami Beach Police Department and Vigilante Group

February 15, 2019: North Port Police start virtual neighborhood watch

February 8, 2019: Newberry Township Police Department launches new website

February 7, 2019: Ring Neighbors app lets police, residents create virtual neighborhood watch

February 7, 2019: Neighborhood watch turned neighborhood 'read'

February 6, 2019: Pasadena crime prevention course a lesson in neighborhood vigilance

February 6, 2019: Digital neighborhood watch app gets police involved

February 6, 2019: Orlando neighborhood watch group credited with drastic drop in crime

February 5, 2019: Community teams with New Berlin Police with home surveillance systems

February 5, 2019: Bucyrus Police Department Unveils Virtual Neighborhood Watch

February 5, 2019: Horry County, Myrtle Beach Police Departments partner with Ring app to fight crime

February 5, 2019: Hernando County sheriff hopes working with Amazon-owned Ring's 'new neighborhood watch' app will help solve crimes

February 4, 2019: Bibb deputies kick off efforts to make Unionville community safer for residents

February 4, 2019: Oakland Neighborhood Plagued With Rash Of Daytime Robberies

February 1, 2019: Bowie residents start neighborhood watch

February 1, 2019: Neighbourhood Watch in 2019: Social media is changing how we interact with our neighbours [Australia]


January 31, 2019: DSM neighborhood keeps tight watch after recent robberies

January 31, 2019: High-tech neighborhood watch programs: do they help keep neighbors safe or hurt police investigation

January 31, 2019: The doorbells have eyes: Privacy battle brews over home security cameras

January 31, 2019: Nashville neighbors use social media to help fight crime, make community safer

January 31, 2019: Neighborhood Watch helping stop "Boris the Burglar"

January 30, 2019: 100-year-old man dedicates life to keeping his neighbors safe

January 30, 2019: New Mexico ranks 19th in neighborhood watches

January 29, 2019: With few patrols, Gold Hill looks to neighborhood watch for help

January 29, 2019: Edison Police To Discuss Crime Prevention and Neighborhood Watch Program in Clara Barton

January 27, 2019: Neighborhood watch helps police nab man on the run in Laclede County

January 25, 2019: Eureka residents conscious of the crime in their neighborhood

January 25, 2019: Vegas communities join forces to create neighborhood watch programs

January 25, 2019: Enough: Community banding together to fight car crimes with watch group

January 24, 2019: Social media plays role in recent murder investigation

January 24, 2019: Police seek Neighborhood Watch volunteers


January 24, 2019: Fortuna antes up on community safety

January 23, 2019: Zoned out: How neighborhood associations and zoning regulations have shaped our city

January 23, 2019: Tips from Facebook group help track local robbery reports in West Philadelphia

January 22, 2019: TPD releases new online crime map

January 18, 2019: Miller County Sheriff Launching Another Community Crime Watch Group

January 18, 2019: California City sees a drop in crime – Past two years, lowest in 10 year history

January 17, 2019: 'We all have to be engaged'

January 17, 2019: Residents are helping curb crime in Catahoula

January 17, 2019: COPS launches Paws – or claws – on Patrol, a neighborhood watch program

January 17, 2019: East Nashville neighborhood advocates keep community advised

January 17, 2019: Meridian neighborhood kicks off watch program

January 17, 2019: Omaha police revamping outdated neighborhood watch program

January 16, 2019: Love your neighbors…and know them

January 16, 2019: Amarillo Police Department logs on to a virtual ‘neighborhood watch’

January 15, 2019: Eunice resident sets up community watch page in response to crime

January 15, 2019: Angelina County sheriff: Neighborhood watch member helped deputies locate, arrest burglary suspects

January 15, 2019: Security App Elevates Neighborhood Watch In Toms River

January 15, 2019: MPD encourages Neighborhood Watch participation

January 15, 2019: HPD hopes to add more Neighborhood Security Watches

January 12, 2019: Community works to combat crime

January 11, 2019: New community watch group comes to life as safety concerns grow

January 10, 2019: Suffolk County Police Teaming Up With Neighborhood Watch App

January 10, 2019: Increase in Neighborhood Watch Groups

January 9, 2019: Charleston Police remind citizens about security camera crime watch program

January 9, 2019: Community Watch assisting sheriff's office after Aurora police chief retires


January 8, 2019: Neighborhood watch group hosts trade jobs forum

January 6, 2019: Neighborhood Citizens on Patrol vows to take back community from crime

January 4, 2019: Preventing crime starts with a watchful eye

January 4, 2019: After seeing a rise in theft, neighborhood starts local watch

January 4, 2019: Harrisburg Police Department draws honors for ‘National Night Out’ event

January 4, 2019: DeKalb police, Ring may share video in new crime reduction effort

January 3, 2019: Local neighborhood watch groups protecting community

January 3, 2019: Neighbors pleased after new SkyCop cameras installed in Whitehaven

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