Statement of Purposes

Neighbourhood Watch is established for the purposes of:

  • Encouraging community participation in building safe and confident communities;
  • Strengthening the partnership of police and community working together to prevent crime and improve the safety, security and the quality of life for all Victorians;
  • Improving community awareness and participation in monitoring and reporting incidents affecting safety;
  • Deterring criminal or unsafe behaviour through joint community action;
  • Being actively involved in community safety and crime prevention projects, programs and education;
  • Serving as an information exchange and conduit throughout the Neighbourhood Watch community in Victoria.

The full Charter can be viewed here: NHWV Charter as of 29 Aug 18

And a copy of the Rules here:    Revised Rules Endorsed on 11 Oct 2018