How is a Neighborhood Watch organized?
A Neighborhood Watch generally consists of a Coordinator (Crime Prevention Officer), Block Captains, and Watch members, but your Watch can be customized to meet the specific needs of your area. The Coordinator serves as the liaison between your neighborhood and the police department.
- The Coordinator also is responsible for the sharing of information with the Block Captains.
- Block Captains communicate with the Watch members who live on their respective blocks.
- Watch members are the “eyes and ears” of the Neighborhood Watch.

The success of Neighborhood Watch depends on neighbors who are alert and who communicate with each other.

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1. What is a Neighborhood Watch?
2. How is a Neighborhood Watch organized?
3. What does a watch coordinator have to do?
4. What can we expect from the Crime Prevention (Public Information) Officer?
5. What do Block Captains have to do?
6. What do watch members have to do?
7. How do you get started?