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Neighbourhood Watch is a partnership between local communities, the Police and Policing and Community Safety Partnerships (PCSP’s), with the aim of helping people protect themselves and their property and to reduce the fear of crime.
The Scheme creates effective communication between residents and the police, with local co-ordinators acting as the primary point of contact. It can make a real difference in local communities and, in an evaluation commissioned by Northern Ireland Policing Board, PSNI and Department of Justice, 86% of people who live in a Neighbourhood Watch area expressed that they feel very or quite safe and almost all areas reported that crime and anti-social behaviour had decreased since the establishment of the scheme.
In causeway Coast and Glens Borough Council, there are currently 56 schemes covering approximately 2,706 households.
If you are interested in setting up a scheme or if you would like further information on Neighbourhood Watch, please contact Causeway Coast and Glens Policing and Community Safety Partnership at any of the following locations:
Ballycastle: Sheskburn House, 7 Mary Street, BT54 6QH Tel: 028 207 62225
Coleraine: Cloonavin, 66 Portstewart Road, BT52 1EY Tel: 028 703 47031
Ballymoney: Riada House, 14 Charles Street, Ballymoney, BT53 6DZ Tel: 028 276 60254
Limavady: Council Offices, 7 Connell Street, Limavady, BT49 0HA Tel: 028 777 60304
If you would like further information, please contact us
028 7034 7034