Neighbourhood watch

Neighbourhood Watch is a program organised by the community in order to reduce residential crime.

It is about working together as a community to improve personal safety and household security. Most importantly, it is about encouraging interaction and a sense of responsibility between neighbours and communities.

For further information regarding the neighbourhood watch program, please contact your local District Crime Prevention Coordinator (DCPC) at designated Police Stations, see:

Safety tips

Everyone has the right to safety and a lifestyle without fear.

  • Get to know your neighbours - exchange telephone numbers and keep an eye out for each other's homes
  • When you are home, lock doors in areas of the home that are unoccupied
  • When leaving the house, lock all doors and windows - keys should be removed from internal doors
  • When you are out, leave a light or radio / television playing to give the 'lived in' look
  • Keep cash and valuables out of sight
  • Avoid leaving a house key under the door mat, pot plant, letterbox etc
  • Mark valuable property
  • Know which doors and windows you can use in an emergency

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