Creating a neighborhood listserv is a great way to fight crime and honor October's Crime Prevention Month. Listservs are modern town criers that let members know what's happening -- in real time -- in their neighborhood. But the email lists also are great tools to warn neighborhoods of recent crimes and current threats. Here's how to start a listserv for your neighborhood.
Your home security plan may begin inside your house, but it can't end at your door if you want to ensure the safety of your home and family. Expand and involve neighbors and friends in your neighborhood so you can watch out for one another and become crime stoppers in your community.
Neighborhood Watch groups are squads of neighbors who patrol streets and call police when they see something fishy going on. These watch groups, the foundation of community crime prevention, provide additional protection for your home and property. Here’s how to form your own neighborhood watch group.