By participating in Neighborhood Watch, you can:
NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH WORKS!
- Reduce opportunities for crime by acting as eyes and ears for Columbia County's Sheriff's Station personnel.
- Develop a community/law enforcement partnership with the Columbia County Sheriff's Station through shared information, observation, and reporting of suspicious activity, persons, or vehicles.
- Enhance the quality of life for residents in Columbia County.
A Neighborhood Watch meeting can make the difference in whether your home and neighborhood become a target for crime or remain a safe environment in which to live. The time commitment is minimal.
- The opportunity to meet your neighbors and the Sheriff's Deputies assigned to your neighborhood
- The opportunity to attend a variety of crime prevention training seminars on topics such as car burglary/vehicle theft prevention, personal safety, domestic violence, hate crimes, and more
- Receiving information on issues that may be of concern to your neighborhood
- Receiving crime statistics for your neighborhood
- Receiving the City's quarterly Neighborhood Watch newsletter, "Watch Around The Block," which offers information on public safety issues, crime prevention tips, current crime trends, and events pertaining to public safety.