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Community Watch Workshop

Educate citizens in how to run an effective Community watch program in their neighborhood.

Start Date: October 1, 2008
City, State: Fayetteville, NC
Intended audience(s):
Community volunteers, Homeowner or neighborhood associations, Local elected officials, Local government agency officials (other than public safety), Local news media, Military service members and their families, Representatives of public safety agencies besides law enforcement (fire, emergency services, emergency planning/management), Senior citizens, Teens, Watch groups (Block, Neighborhood, Business)


The Fayetteville Police Department  will hold a Community Watch Workshop to educate citizens in how to start and maintain an effective Community Watch program.    We will have speakers from within our Department to educate citizens on recognizing suspicious activity, crime trends, various Crime Prevention Programs, motivational speakers, a gang presentation and City officials talking about various City Ordinances (Unified Development, Rental & Landlord policies) .  We will also allow the citizens to talk amoung each other on what works in their neighborhood, why, and how it may be adapted for another neighborhood.  We will give success stories, failures and mediocre events and try to get residents to assist each other.