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Neighborhood Watch

Neighborhood Watch - What Is It?

What Is Needed To Have An Effective Neighborhood Watch?

A Neighborhood Watch group can accomplish the following:

To make this work, neighbors should share some of the following information with each other:

Suspicious Activity

Not every stranger who comes into your neighborhood is a criminal. There are many perfectly legitimate door-to-door salesmen, repairmen, etc. who will be in your neighborhood. You may want to check the identification of all solicitors, repairmen, etc. prior to them coming into your home. Unusual activity that could result in a crime being committed should be promptly reported to the Royston Police Department.

Examples of NOT SO OBVIOUS ACTIVITY to watch for are:

Report of Suspicious Activity

When it becomes necessary to report suspicious activity, a good description of people and vehicles is important. Some key things to observe are:

People

Vehicles

Calling the police

It is important that a prompt call be made to the police at the time the suspicious activity is observed. On some occasions, people will wait hours or days before reporting an incident and then it is too late to prevent a crime from happening.

To report a crime or suspicious activity: Royston Police Department (706) 245-6196 or Emergency 9-1-1