By being a good neighbour, you can help to make your community more secure. You can
do this is many ways, including :-
Looking out for your neighbours by keeping an eye on those who are elderly or vulnerable,
watching out for your neighbours’ homes while they are away and reporting any suspicious
Receiving regular updates from your local policing team about what is happening locally
and how you can help - e.g. to look out for stolen property, find missing people,
or identify suspects from CCTV images.
Receiving and sharing crime prevention advice to help keep you and your neighbours
safe and your homes and your property secure.
Forming or joining a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme with your neighbours to work together
to keep your street safe.
HOW CAN I JOIN?
There are several ways to join. You can :-
Visit www.owl.co.uk and register
Sign up with you local policing team
Sign up with your street’s Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator if a scheme already exists
Contact your Watch Liaison Officer by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Call the non-emergency number - 101 - and ask to be put through to the Watch Liaison
OWL (ONLINE WATCH LINK)
Owl is a secure award winning website and communication system. Built especially
to support Neighbourhood Watch, it enables you to receive messages and alerts, crime
prevention advice and other community messages from your local team via email, or
by telephone if you prefer.
HOW CAN I HELP?
Neighbour Watch Members can do as much or as little as they like. In addition to
being a member, you can volunteer for a local role.
Street Coordinators look after a number of homes by welcoming new neighbours, keeping
OWL contact details up to date, acting as a point of contact and passing on messages
and information to neighbours who do not have access to email.
For people who would like to become more involved, there are a number of Area, Ward
and District roles. For more information, please contact your Watch Liaison Officer.