The Lincoln Park Neighborhood Watch Program will be hosting their first bi-monthly meeting on Thursday, September 11, 2014 from 7pm to 9pm in the Lincoln Park Community Policing Building located at 1394 Cleophus (Across the street from the Police Department).
The topic of the meeting will be “Using Your Participant Handbooks and Worksheets.” If you have already received your Participant Handbook, please bring it with you that night. If you have not already received it, you will be given one that evening.
The meeting will also provide time for members to share concerns that they may have or ask questions.
If you plan on attending or have any questions, please email Michael Parr (email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 313-381-3217).
By Dave Herndon
Published: Tuesday, April 08, 2014
Neighborhood watch programs can help to build unity within a block, or even an entire city, as well as help to prevent crime. There are hundreds of neighborhood watch or similar programs across the state, dozens of which are in southern Wayne County.
Some of those watch programs are city-wide, while others are simply a single block within the the community. Two of the more successful programs in he region are in Dearborn Heights and Lincoln Park, while a fledgling program in Allen Park struggles to get underway.
Watch programs used to exist in nearly every community Downriver, but as property values and tax revenues have dropped, so have resources that were spent on community policing. Both Lincoln Park and Dearborn Heights have been using Community Development Block Grant money to fund the programs. Dearborn Heights calls its program the Community Awareness program in the city, but also has some civic associations in certain neighborhoods.
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