Presentation on theme: "Organization LaVista Park Civic Association DeKalb County Neighborhood Watch Programs LaVista Park Security Patrol."— Presentation transcript:
LaVista Park Civic Association DeKalb County Neighborhood Watch Programs LaVista Park Security Patrol
Know Your Neighbors
Resident Contact Information Dear Neighbor: To make security in LaVista Park more effective, the Neighborhood Watch Program needs to have each resident provide some basic information that can be used to protect the neighborhood against crime and suspicious activity and to be able to reach you quickly, should that become necessary. Please take a few minutes to complete this form and return it to the address listed below. You may also phone or send an with the information. (Please Print) Name 1 Name 2 Address Home Phone 1Work Phone 1 Home Phone 2 Work Phone 2 Address 1 Address 2 Emergency Phone (Friend or Relative) Vehicles Make and Model ColorLicense Plate # Make and Model ColorLicense Plate # Thank you for helping our neighborhood. Let me encourage you to join your LaVista Park Civic Association and the LaVista Park Police Security Patrol, if you have not already done so. For more information please call me or access the Association website at Sincerely,
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Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities The Section Vice President assists the Neighborhood Watch Coordinator and works with Block Captains in implementing and maintaining the Neighborhood Watch program.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Assigns Block Captains for every 8-12 homes and assists them in their responsibilities.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Recruits Block Captains as needed.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Receives reports of criminal or suspicious activity from Block Captains and informs Coordinator.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Consults with Coordinator about accuracy of incident reports and if a Crime Alert should be sent before Coordinator receives police report.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities When Coordinator not available, assumes responsibility for submitting Crime Alerts and for notifying Webmaster.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Keeps records of Section residents as supplied by Block Captains.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Keeps Watch materials as supplied by the Watch Coordinator.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Keeps an open dialogue with Watch Coordinator to identify problems and make changes.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Informs Membership Coordinator and Watch Coordinator of vacated property or changes in occupancy and forwards any monies received from residents.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Welcomes new residents if Block Captain unavailable.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Assumes duties of a Block Captain for Section residents without one.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Attends quarterly meetings of Section Vice Presidents and Block Captains and any other meetings that may be called by the Coordinator.
Section Vice Presidents Responsibilities Serves as a member of the Executive Committee.
Block Captain Responsibilities
Works in liaison with the Neighborhood Watch Coordinator and Section Vice President to establish and maintain contact with assigned residents and provides to them the information and material necessary for the Neighborhood Watch and to join the Association and Security Patrol.
Block Captain Responsibilities Makes personal visit to each assigned home to present Neighborhood Watch Program.
Block Captain Responsibilities Welcomes new residents. Coordinates with Welcome Wagon Coordinator to deliver Welcome Basket and Watch folder. Explains membership in the Association, Patrol and Alerts.
Block Captain Responsibilities Makes sure residents know how to report criminal and suspicious activity.
Block Captain Responsibilities Inform Section Vice President and Coordinator of resident reports of criminal and suspicious activity.
Block Captain Responsibilities Check daily for Crime Alerts Inform residents without of Crime Alerts.
Block Captain Responsibilities Obtain and maintain information file on each assigned resident.
Block Captain Responsibilities Provide residents and Coordinator with Resident Information Sheet.
Block Captain Responsibilities Keep Watch and Patrol materials as supplied by Coordinator.
Block Captain Responsibilities Inform Section Vice President and Coordinator of vacancies or changes in occupancy.
Block Captain Responsibilities Attend quarterly meetings of the Section Vice Presidents and Block Captains and other Watch meetings as may be called by the Coordinator.
Know Your Neighbors Resident Responsibilities
Exchange home, work and emergency phone numbers, types of vehicles and other information with your neighbors and Block Captain.
Resident Responsibilities Let a neighbor and your Block Captain know when you are going to be away from home as well as notifying the Security Patrol, if you are a subscriber.
Resident Responsibilities Make sure your home is secured.
Resident Responsibilities Keep a watch for suspicious persons or vehicles.
Resident Responsibilities Call 911 to report any suspicious activity or crime incidents that occur at your home or that you witness in the neighborhood.
Resident Responsibilities Call or your Block Captain or Section Vice-President with details about the suspicious activity or crime after you have called the police. Do not call or the Security Patrol or Webmaster.
Resident Responsibilities Check your daily for Crime Alerts.