Slocomb Neighborhood Watch Program

Neighborhood Watch is credited nationally with cutting down on residential break-ins' and it seems one such program is thriving in eastern Geneva County.

Melissa Bateman says she feels a bit safer in her Slocomb home on Arrington Street.

Two-years-ago, Bateman and several nearby residents formed a Neighborhood Watch program.

Police Chief David Land says it's been one of his main objectives; making criminals aware that citizens are taking back their streets.

Chief Land says he's continuing to look at expanding neighborhood watch programs in several additional sections of the city.


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  • by Bill Location: County Rd 1, Level Plains on Aug 20, 2007 at 01:25 PM
    Level Plains Auxillary Policemen might be interested in helping get the neighborhood watch program going good again. Where I live, some of us are just sort of looking out for each other, but the signs would also help deter some of the criminal element.
  • by Sue Location: Level Plains on Aug 20, 2007 at 07:04 AM
    This is a well known community Safety Program a Program Like this should be started in Level Plains. We are a small Community that could be brought together by the efforts of City Hall. A Neighborhood Watch Program would help deter crime and be a positive way to help our senior citizens How About City Hall??? Help us Help Ourselves.. Please!!
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