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NCJ Number: 126852 Find in a Library
Title: Neighborhood Watch Training With Northumbria Police
Corporate Author: Northumbria Police
Chief Constable's Office
Force Headquarters
United States of America
Date Published: Unknown
Page Count: 117
Sponsoring Agency: Northumbria Police
Ponteland NE2 0B1, England
Type: Citizen Involvement Material
Format: Informational Packet
Language: English
Country: United Kingdom
Annotation: These materials are designed for use in developing and operating a neighborhood watch program in cooperation with the police department of Northumbria, England.
Abstract: Individual flyers explain the nature and benefits of neighborhood watch programs, the role of the contact person for the neighborhood, the role of the police and civilian neighborhood watch staff, and a committee structure to use in a program. Additional publications present a skills checklist, instructions for developing a formal constitution for an organization, the use of meetings, communication techniques, fundraising, recruitment, and the use of awards and street signs. Additional materials include police guidelines for supporting neighborhood watch programs and an evaluation instrument and instructions.
Main Term(s): Block watch
Index Term(s): Community involvement; England; Program design; Program implementation
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