Neighborhood Watch was created over four decades ago by the National Sheriffs’ Association, reports TexasLending.com. The program was designed to empower citizens and strengthen their relationships with local law enforcement officials. Additionally, it offered neighbors an opportunity to meet and form friendships to help the community as a whole.
Before encouraging others to take part in a Neighborhood Watch, it’s important to know exactly how each member can help, says Texas Lending. Examine the program’s history and background and learn how its processes might benefit the community. The National Neighborhood Watch Institute features a website that contains a number of resources and talking points. [Read more...]