Why Does Community Watch Work?
Reduces incidents of theft, damage and break-ins
Increases ownership of the problem by stakeholders
Creates a team environment - a key to any successful program
Assists the OPP in crime detection and prevention
Creates a safe living environment and reduces fear of victimization
What Makes Community Watch Work:
Communities of cottagers willing to protect each others interests
All participants are encouraged to:
Become more aware of criminal activities which have or might occur in the area
Be alert to suspicious persons or vehicles
To be assertive of their right to enjoy their leisure activities in a safe and secure environment which is free from crime.
How Can You Help?
Be a good neighbour by getting involved and by being aware.
Know general patterns of neighbours particularly in the immediate area.
Report suspicious events as they are happening first to police. Dial 911 and then to the Committee Chair.
|Phragmites Control Efforts|
|FOCA Member Benefits|
|FOCA Cottage Insurance|
|Cottage Watch Manual|
|Parsons Bridge Presentation|