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Neighbourhood Watch is about people getting together with their neighbours to take action to reduce crime.
They're community initiatives owned and run by their members which are supported by the police but not owned by them, although we sometimes run them.
They work by developing a close relationship between community members and the local police.
Neighbourhood Watch schemes can:
You can also find and contact your local Neighbourhood Watch Association or Scheme Coordinator via the same website for:
To start a new Neighbourhood Watch scheme or find out if there’s a scheme near you, please go here. You can also email us with queries.
You can also sign up to In the Know to find out what is happening in your area: witness appeals, crime updates, crime prevention advice and news.
Sussex Neighbourhood Watch coordinators or key contacts will also receive local crime messages from Sussex Police and other key partners.
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