Throughout the nation, the Neighborhood
Watch concept has become the mainstay of progressive law
enforcement agencies, like the Kenner Police Department, in an
effort to reduce crime. Wherever they have been
instituted, Neighborhood Watch programs have had a considerable
effect on reducing crime as well as the fear of crime.
Equally important is the effect
Neighborhood Watch activities have on the way we feel about our
safety. By working together to protect ourselves, we
become involved and have control over our homes and
The Kenner Police Department recognizes
that without the citizens of the community reporting crimes, our
job would be nearly impossible. A police officer cannot
always be present when a crime is committed, so citizen
observation plays a vital role in our fight against crime.
By working together, we can keep our community one of the safest
in the nation.
Even though you may not have a problem,
regular meetings increase awareness, better neighborhood
relationships and help ensure that a problem never arises.
This allows all groups to meet the minimum requirement of
two meetings per year.
A Neighborhood Watch group is easy to
start, and it is extremely effective when implemented correctly.
By starting a Neighborhood Watch in your area, you are taking
the first step towards making your home, your neighborhood and
your community a safer place to live.
to download some important resources necessary to start your
Neighborhood Watch program.
How to start a