National Neighborhood Watch Program
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The United States National Neighborhood Watch Program (also known as the USAonWatch is a neighborhood watch program run under Citizen Corps that focuses on residential areas through citizen involvement. Originally developed in the late 1960s, the National Sheriffs' Association (NSA) officially created the National Neighborhood Watch Program in 1972 to assist citizens and law enforcement.
In 2002, the National Sheriffs' Associationin cooperation with USA Freedom Corps, Citizen Corps and the U.S. Department of Justice launched USAonWatch to expand the National Neighborhood Watch initiative beyond its original crime prevention role to assisting and preparing neighborhoods for disasters and with emergency response.
- Project Safe Neighborhoods
- Citizen Corps
- Community Emergency Response Team (VIPS)
- Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)
- Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)
- Fire Corps
- ^ a b c "http://www.usaonwatch.org/". USAonWatch. http://www.usaonwatch.org/default.aspx. Retrieved 1 February 2010.
- ^ a b "Neighborhood Watch Manual". USAonWatch - National Neighborhood Watch ProgramBureau. USAonWatch.org. Janruary 14, 2010. http://www.usaonwatch.org/assets/publications/0_NW_Manual_0909.pdf. Retrieved 1 February 2010.
- ^ "About Neighborhood Watch". About USAonWatch. USAonWatch. http://www.usaonwatch.org/about/neighborhoodwatch.aspx. Retrieved 1 February 2010.