neighborhood watch 300HOPKINSVILLE, Ky. (3/6/13) – The Pennyrile Citizen Corps and the Christian County Sheriff's Department will conduct a Neighborhood Watch Training on Saturday, March 9, 2013 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. The training will be held at Kelly Baptist Church, 7683 Madisonville Rd (HWY 41N).

Neighborhood Watch training is open to everyone in Christian County. Those with an interest in establishing a Neighborhood Watch program in their community are especially encouraged to attend this training, as are the citizens of the Kelly Community. A dinner of soup and sandwiches will be provided, and door prizes will be awarded. Attendees will receive a Neighborhood Watch training certificate. Be sure to plan to attend and invite your neighbors!

Captain Chris Miller the National Sheriff's Association Certified Neighborhood Watch Trainer from the Christian County Sheriff's department will present the Neighborhood Watch Tool kit training. Sheriff Livy Leavell says, "Neighborhood Watch works; I wish every community in Christian County had a Neighborhood Watch. No law enforcement agency can function effectively without the concerned assistance of responsible citizens. We are depending on you to call and tell us whenever you observe suspicious persons or actions."

What is Neighborhood Watch?

  • A network of neighbors trained by crime prevention officers in home and self-protection, suspect identification and how to serve effectively as additional eyes and ears for law enforcement agencies.
  • Neighborhood Watch works effectively at the block/community level because people can easily see, recognize, and cooperate. They can see and hear what activity is taking place across the street, next door, or at the property to the rear. They can most likely recognize persons or vehicles as belonging to or not belonging in the neighborhood.
  • Neighbors can let each other know when they will be away for the day, evening, weekend, or on vacation, and thereby establish a targeted watch during absence. 
  • Neighborhood Watch does not require frequent meetings.
  • It does not ask that anyone take any personal risks to prevent crime.
  • Neighborhood Watch leaves the responsibility for apprehending criminals where it belongs – with your law enforcement agency.


Any responsible citizen can start a Neighborhood Watch within your community by attending this National Sherriff's Association Neighborhood Watch training and ask about convenient times to schedule your initial Neighborhood Watch training in your community.

Citizen Corps asks you to embrace the personal responsibility to be prepared; to get training in first aid and emergency skills; and to volunteer to support local emergency responders, disaster relief, and community safety.

For more information contact Frank Brown at (270) 885-1530 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

SurfKY News
Information provided by Jim Creighton
Photo provided by SurfKY Graphics

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
1 DOW 17,689.86
-56.12 (-0.32%)    
2 S&P 2,103.84
-4.79 (-0.23%)    
3 NASDAQ 5,128.28
-0.50 (-0.01%)    
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

July 27, 2015 6044

Death of Central City Man in Dawson Springs Under…

by SurfKY News
July 27, 2015 3810

School System Announces Free Lunch/Breakfast at…

by SurfKY News
July 31, 2015 3523

Miss Hopkins County Fair 2015 Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
July 30, 2015 3514

Webster Man Leads Police on Chase through Parts…

by SurfKY News
July 28, 2015 2688

Hanson, Owensboro, Bowling Green Youths Win at…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

July 17, 2015 16441

Muhlenberg Most Wanted - Top 10

by SurfKY News
July 23, 2015 15400

UPDATE: Family Confirms Body of Missing Teen…

by Shawn Freels, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

August 01, 2015 2321

24th Annual Miss Teen Hopkins County Fair Pageant…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 2184

Little Miss, Mister Hopkins County Fair Chosen

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1607

'Diggers' Return to Find More Hatfield-McCoy…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 1134

Knight Crowned 2015 Miss Pre-Teen Hopkins County…

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 991

One Injured in Vehicle Roll-Over Accident

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 527

South Korean Automotive Supplier INFAC North…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 518

Who Will Be America's Next President?

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 460

Commissioner Comer Honors Kentucky Farmers'…

by SurfKY News
August 01, 2015 445

Keeping the Faith - 'In Scorn of the Consequences'

by SurfKY News