Mission Statement


Neighborhood watches are just that: Neighbors watching out  for themselves and each other to make their neighborhood a safe place to live. Community Watches all across the country let neighbors get to know each other better and help to reduce the chance of criminal activity in  their neighborhoods and communities.

A local law  enforcement officer helps train Community Watch participants  in personal safety and security for their homes, as well as ways to join together and use their  time and  talents to tackle problems needing resolution by working  together.

Neighborhood Watches cost only the time it takes for neighbors to care about neighbors. Neighborhood Watches discover ways to improve the quality of life in their communities.

Most law enforcement agencies are limited with staffing.  Your cooperation as a resident will greatly help to overcome this shortage.  By the watchful eyes and ears of the citizens observing suspicious activities within their own neighborhoods.

Citizens  provide the benefit of having someone watching their neighborhood at all times. This lets criminals know they are being observed.

For more information contact our Community Watch Coordinator,

Deputy Craig Thorpe, Office:  (252) 738-2200

or Call Crime Stoppers: (252) 492-1925

Why Community  Watch Works
Community Watch
Crime Prevention Begins at Home

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