Village of Manhattan 

Memories with Progress

Why should I get involved with Neighborhood Watch?

The Benefits:

  • Unites the community  and increases neighborhood cohesion
  • Reduces fear of crime in the community
  • Improves crime reporting by citizens
  • Prevents and reduces Crime

Strong and Healthy Neighborhoods

  • We all value a sense of security as a vital feature of the neighborhoods where we live.
  • A sizable number of us (about one in four) enjoy building the formal and informal links that strengthen safety. Source The Allstate Survey on Safer more Caring Communities
  • People are willing to join together to increase neighborhood safety
  • Six out ten belong to Neighborhood Watch where it is available Source Are We Safer? A NCPC  survey by ADT
  • Neighborhood Cohesion-neighbors who know and look out for each other-is among the strongest features of safer neighborhoods, according to researchers at Harvard University.

National Crime Prevention Council 2006

Neighborhood Watch Meeting Dates And Times










Village of Manhattan 260 Market Place, Manhattan, IL 60442 815-418-2100 Village Hall Hours are M-F 9:00am - 5:00pm