Neighborhood Block Watch Program

Neighborhood Block Watch Program:

What Is The Neighborhood Block Watch Program?

Who Needs Block Watch

The modern growing community in which there is more privacy and less familiarity.

This condition increases a community’s vulnerability to crime, and in turn it calls for a relationship that will tighten security and provide for mutual support and cooperation amongst community members.

What is the Block Watch Objective?

To Reduce The Incidence Of Crime By:

To Start A Neighborhood Block Watch in Your Neighborhood

List of current neighborhood block watch groups and meeting times:

North Derry Avenue Block Watch Meeting: second Tues. of the month 6:30 P.M. Derry Township Senior Citizen Center, Mill Rd., Yeagertown, Pa.

Burnham Block Watch Meeting: Last Wed. of the month 7:00 P.M. @ the Burnham Fire Department.

The public is invited to attend these meetings and anyone interested in starting a Neighborhood Block Watch should contact: Charles Dicken, Neighborhood Block Watch Coordinator, Mifflin County Communities that Care, (717) 248-3994 or Officer Robert Haines, Mifflin County Regional Police at (717)248-1900, extension 615.


Available literature :

How to be "Streetwise" and Safe

Senior Citizens Against Crime

Crime on Wheels

Neighborhood Block Watch

Confidence Games And Swindles

Operation Identification

Latchkey Children: Young Children at Home Alone

Request Pamphlets


Specific Information:

Con Games

Personal Safety

Senior Safety

Home Up Personal Safety Con Games Senior Safety