Benefits of NHW

Neighbourhood Watch is an effective means of combating burglary, theft and vandalism as a result of people working together to increase the level of supervision of homes and their immediate environment and reducing the opportunities for desirable goods to be stolen.

Neighbourhood Watch -

  • demonstrates that people care and have pride in their community
  • shows that a community is welcoming and inclusive
  • demonstrates community spirit
  • prevents crime
  • helps people share information among neighbours and Police
  • demonstrates people know how to keep themselves safe
  • helps reassure people and therefore reduces the fear of crime and isolation