Neighborhood Watch Groups

Neighborhood Watch SignNeighborhood Watch Groups

White Settlement Police Department Responsibilities

  • Assist with educational and social neighborhood meetings.
  • Attend your organizational meetings as staffing allows.
  • Help you get your neighborhood organized.
  • Pass important information to neighborhood participants.
  • Train block captains.

Neighborhood Participants 

  • As a neighborhood watch participant, your responsibility to be a good neighbor by watching out for your neighbor's properties and reporting suspicious activity to the WSPD. You should also know at least three neighbors across the street from your home, your neighbors on both sides of your residence, and the three neighbors behind your residence. 

Block Captains

  • Submit an application, pass a background check, successfully attend initial onboarding training, and have a desire to organize a neighborhood watch group.
  • Host biannual crime watch meetings with neighbors (or more frequently if you desire). 
  • Attend National Night Out each October. 
  • Maintain a stock of crime prevention materials supplied by the police department. 
  • Pass along important information to residents and the department on matters of concern or interest. 

Neighborhood Watch Group Brochure