Police and fire personnel together with Deputy Sheriff David Fenton spoke to Ward 6 residents on Saturday about implementing a neighborhood watch program. The meeting took place at the Northampton Fire Station on Carlon Drive. In attendance was Ward 6 City Councilor Marianne LaBarge.
Here is a complete blip.tv video of the presentations recorded by Adam Cohen. The video is 2 hours 52 minutes long. Topics of concern for the residents included recent break-ins, well-being checks, when to report suspicious activity to the police, coping with neighbors who are sex offenders, and communicating with neighbors who have hazards on their property.
Here is selected material from the Neighborhood Watch Toolkit published by USAonwatch.org. These materials are in the public domain.
Video: Neighborhood Watch Program Introduced (2/25/10)
Gazette: “Ward 3 residents form neighborhood watch” (1/7/10)
January 6: Ward 3 Neighborhood Watch 1st Meeting (2010)