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6/3/2010
The IC3 is a partnership between the National White Collar Crime Center (NW3C) and the FBI. The IC3...
7/28/2008
Over the past five years the USAonWatch program has been recognizing the efforts of neighborhood...
2/6/2014
Each year the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) in partnership with the Bureau of Justice...
6/14/2012
* Deputies with the Richland County Sheriff's Office and NSA President Sheriff Fitzgerald. Every...
6/30/2011
Written by Evelyn Cahalen, Retired Commander, Montgomery County, Maryland As budget cuts and...
12/4/2007
Crime Prevention and Disaster Preparedness Volunteers Join Forces in Portland , Oregon The Portland...
1/1/2007
In 2004, the little-known community of Chesterfield County , VA was named among the top 20 “Best...
2/7/2014
Neighborhood Watch has long been called the extra “eyes and ears” of law enforcement, but in cities...
6/1/2009
Fresno City and County Neighborhood Watch Associations Expand Their Role by Lending a Helping Hand...
12/15/2012
A time of joy, the holiday season can also be filled with preventable hazards. These practical tips...
6/12/2006
Winnebago County Neighborhood Watch Program Tackles New Challenges Success hasn’t spoiled this...
12/13/2013
Though our partnership with Celebrate Safe Communities, NSA and NCPC were able to create some media...
6/23/2008
Overall, the rate of crime has dropped nationally in recent years. Despite this decline, cities...
2/7/2014
The National Sheriffs' Association has supported local law enforcement in their efforts to build...
10/18/2012
For 40 years, the National Sheriffs’ Association (NSA) has supported local law enforcement in...
3/4/2008
In November 1974, women in Southwest Dade County were terrorized by a rapist in the area. At that...
10/28/2010
Of the People, By the People, For the People On August 14, 2010, just minutes after beginning their...
1/30/2012
Veteran crime watch leaders find creative new ways to encourage member participation and serve the...
12/13/2011
Coast to coast, crime prevention and government work to curb gang-related crime. Yakima, Washington...
2/7/2014
The recent downturn in the economy has touched all Americans in one way or another. The drop in the...
2/7/2014
A Return to Yesteryear According to the latest census statistics, more than 12% of the U.S....
9/24/2007
Neighborhood Watch groups in the Tampa, Florida are not only more active than ever before, but the...
12/14/2009
California farmers band together via Farm Watch to combat agricultural crime "The only thing I don'...
5/8/2006
California Neighborhood Takes Community Back From Gangs Just when it seemed that all hope was lost...
4/1/2007
Apparently, what's happening in Vegas isn't the only thing staying there. According to statistics,...
2/23/2002
When Joe Owen moved into his century-old Victorian home, he knew it needed a lot of work, but he...
3/25/2011
This document is one of many tools citizens can use to asses the appropriate lighting around their...
12/12/2007
Homeowners' Associations Communities across the nation use Neighborhood Watch to prevent crime and...
5/3/2010
The breaking point for a community may be one fire or it may be one hundred. A neighborhood's arson...
5/15/2007
“Partnerships are what Neighborhood Watch is about anyway, so it seemed like a logical step for to...
4/30/2010
How crime prevention organizations can break down cultural barriers and build trust between...
5/28/2009
Crime Rates Down in Designated Safe Communities No matter the demographics, population or resources...
9/17/2012
The best offense is a good defense! How neighborhood associations can avoid legal troubles by...
5/22/2006
Hillcrest Community Neighborhood Watch Enjoys Decades of Unprecedented Success You'd never know...
8/12/2008
Boston Crime Prevention Volunteers Unite via New Online Social Network The Allendale Street...
11/7/2011
Trail mix. Skittles. French fries. Common and innocuous-sounding, these words take on  new and...
3/3/2010
The U.S. Surgeon General Regina M. Benjamin announced a collaboration with Microsoft HealthVault...
8/3/2009
Watch Out, Help Out Your Community; Neighborhood Watch Resources for Native American Communities is...
4/7/2011
Learn about the Advances in Technology Taking Neighborhood Watch to the Next Level As watch groups...
7/19/2011
Across the nation, Neighborhood Watch and law enforcement are helping vacationers enjoy crime-free...
1/25/2007
By: The National Sheriffs Association For 35 years the National Sheriffs’ Association has provided...
9/24/2007
Formal Neighborhood Watch groups often fi nd the need to raise money in order to fund activities...
10/11/2009
How to adapt the Neighborhood Watch concept to combat animal cruelty and neglect Life is as dear to...
8/1/2007
As a 20-year veteran of the Salt Lake City (UT) Police Department and as Sheriff of Salt Lake...
3/5/2010
By Kathy Garrison, Madisonville Weed and Seed Site Coordinator Before: Vacant storefront in...
2/10/2014
A pdf file of our program brochure for use by watch groups and law enforcement to educate citizens...
11/1/2008
How to Organize a Community Event! Every year, USAonWatch receives a number of requests on how to...
11/16/2007
The revitalization of Oakland 's Neighborhood Watch program is no Cinderella story. Membership...
10/14/2011
October is National Crime Prevention month—a time when the National Crime Prevention Council (NCPC...
10/5/2010
Each year, law enforcement agencies, citizens, community groups, and government agencies join...
2/20/2002
If you are the victim of a burglary, it is important that you know the serial numbers of the items...
2/20/2002
Si usted es victima de un robo en su casa, es importante saber los numeros de serie des los...
9/11/2007
Over the past decade, Americans have endured tragedies including 9/11, Hurricane Katrina, and the...
12/18/2010
Team of 175 Retired Law Enforcement Volunteers in Project ALERT Program to be Deployed The National...
8/28/2007
Orange County, CA Disaster Preparedness Academy Prepares NW Participants In recent years, we've all...
2/17/2012
Neighborhood Watch groups bridge the gap between residents and code enforcers to create healthier,...
5/17/2012
Concerned communities tackle speeding, reckless driving to preserve neighborhood safety and improve...
10/6/2007
Two Successful Neighborhood Watch Show How It's Done “Smoke Detector Saves Family of Seven,” “Crash...
3/25/2011
Joining forces to combat blight, a working-class Reno neighborhood rediscovers its historic roots...
8/26/2010
A Massachusetts community finds renewed spirit following arson tragedy In the early morning hours...
11/23/2010
Program blazes a clear path for the city’s hikers, bikers, and runners Trails have multiple values...
9/1/2010
Be a Part of the Preparedness Team By Darryl J. Madden, Director, Ready Campaign Being Ready starts...
5/18/2010
The breaking point for a community may be one fire or it may be one hundred. A neighborhood's arson...
6/10/2008
Helps watch groups to better under stand what is a nonprofit and why it might be something to think...
2/8/2011
Harnessing the Power of Technology Creative cybermedia tools unite law enforcement and the...
3/16/2007
The Community Oriented Policing unit is a specialized group of officers. The mission of this unit...
11/1/2006
In 2002, law enforcement in Spokane , WA uncovered a daunting reality: they were in the midst of a...
9/20/2008
By Lt. Alonzo Cherry, Hampton Sheriff's Office Picture right: Master Deputy Lynette Gittens...
7/8/2008
How Umatilla County's growing Neighborhood Watch program is stamping out crime in rural Oregon A...
12/1/2006
Mansfield Public Safety Department Covers Gamut A lot can change in 100 years. Just take the city...
4/28/2007
Represents the World's Largest Neighborhood Watch New York City . The action. The lights. The...
4/19/2011
The LAPD enlists the community’s help in a campaign to prevent terrorism at home. The world is a...
2/1/2007
It may not be as well known as Williamsburg , but Stafford County , Virginia , located just off of...
2/8/2008
An well-designed Neighborhood Watch newsletter is a powerful communication tool. “Communication...
5/1/2008
The Columbia Council of Neighborhoods Celebrates 30 Years of Service The squeaky wheel might get...
6/1/2008
Tree City, USA What do Calvin , N.D. (population 15) and Los Angeles (population 3.9 million) have...
7/21/2010
One Texas crime prevention unit is putting the fun back in summer school Each spring, as the...
9/19/2011
Communities nationwide forge positive relationships with negligent property owners to instill pride...
9/1/2008
Unique Program Works to Curb Bullying in America 's Schools and Communities By Ariel Overstreet...
1/10/2008
Neighborhood and city groups team up to revitalize two blighted communities It's the bane of every...
5/17/2011
Despite physical challenges, Hickory resident Walt Thomas is dedicated to keeping his community...
4/13/2007
Formal Neighborhood Watch groups often find the need to raise money in order to fund activities and...
4/27/2012
A Profile of PACT360 Methamphetamine: A Community Problem Methamphetamine, commonly referred to as...
3/31/2017
Every year, for the last nine years, ASecureLife has researched and compiled a list of the top home...
10/7/2008
Youth Crime Watch of Miami-Dade—building leadership through crime prevention Thanks to popular...