Birkenhead Neighbourhood Watch

Scheme information

Birkenhead Neighbourhood Watch Objectives The purpose is to:- a) Cut crime and the opportunities for crime and anti-social behaviour by Improving security Increasing vigilance Creating and maintaining a caring community Reducing opportunities for crime Increasing crime prevention awareness Empowerment, encouraging communities to take ownership of local issues b) To assist the police in detecting crime by Promoting effective communication Prompt reporting of suspicious and criminal activity c) Provide reassurance to local residents and reduce the fear of crime and anti-social behaviour by Providing accurate information about risks Promoting a sense of security and community spirit (particularly amongst the more vulnerable members of the community) d) Encourage neighbourliness and closer communities by Improving police/community liaison Providing effective communications