|-Block Captains shall
act as liaison between the law enforcement agency and their
respective Neighborhood Watch group.
-Be responsible for organizing block meetings in their
area; these meetings may be held in the Block Captain’s home
or the home of any Watch member.
-Distribute information to the members in their
neighborhood through flyers, bulletins, newsletters,
-Attend scheduled meetings between the law enforcement
agency and Block Captains.
-Keep in contact, at reasonable intervals, with their Watch
members so they are aware of any neighborhood problems (such
as burglaries or drug information) and can alert other Watch
-Encourage neighborhood participation in the Program and
solicit members to attend meetings. Be -sure to welcome new
neighbors to the community and encourage their joining
-Have updated information and materials for members and new
-Report suspicious circumstances to police; monitor crime
trends and problem areas in your neighborhood.
-Encourage neighbors to get to know one another and
-Inform the crime prevention officer if your phone numbers
change or you plan to move to another area.
-Inform neighbors of your responsibility as a Block
Captain-WHAT A BLOCK CAPTAIN CAN AND CANNOT DO.
-Remember to encourage your people if they have an
emergency to call 9-1-1.
-If they have information that would be helpful in the
investigations of a crime such as thefts, or burglaries,
they can call the Walton County Sheriff’s Office at
-If they wish to call pertaining to drug related issues and
want to remain anonymous they can call the WALTON COUNTY
NARCOTICS DIVISION at 770-266-1507, 770-266-1508, or
-Non-Emergency number to the 9-1-1 center is 770-464-0310.