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Neighbourhood Watch NT

Neighbourhood Watch NT
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Welcome to Neighbourhood Watch NT

Established in the Northern Territory in 1988, Neighbourhood Watch has proved to be the most effective community-based, crime prevention program available. The ultimate success of Neighbourhood Watch depends on a partnership approach between the community and the police.

Neighbourhood Watch NT manages and provides strategic leadership for the Northern Territory Neighbourhood Watch programs and formulates strategies & policies, in order to achieve the following objectives:

  • Contribute to the minimisation of the incidence of preventable crime
  • Expand Neighbourhood Watch's involvement in wider community safety and crime prevention initiatives
  • Reduce the fear of crime
  • Deter criminal activity by increasing the probability of apprehension
  • Increase the reporting of crime and suspicious activity
  • Improve the degree of personal and household security through education programs
  • Raise awareness of crime prevention strategies and resources
  • Promote active involvement in community safety and crime prevention


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