Details of local Watch schemes in Richmond and how to take part in or set up one.
Richmond borough has over 700 Neighbourhood Watch schemes. Please contact your local police Safer Neighbourhood Team to find out if your home is in a Watch area or for help with setting one up.
If you are a Neighbourhood Watch Coordinator, you can register your scheme on the Our Watch website to help publicise it to other local residents.
For more information follow Richmond Neighbourhood Watch on Twitter at @nhwatchrichmond.
All Safer Neighbourhood Teams hold regular street briefings to advise local residents about home security and any upcoming crime issues.
Visit the Safer Neighbourhood Team pages to find the latest briefing for your area.
Dogwatch is a joint Metropolitan Police Service and Richmond borough Community and Police Partnership (CPP) scheme which operates in several parks and commons in the borough. It is similar to Neighbourhood Watch but its members are the people who walk their dog regularly in an open space.
Members can report crime, graffiti, vandalism, fly tipping, injured wildlife etc encountered while walking, to the Police or Council as appropriate. The CPP provides each member with a card of useful contact numbers. There are active Dogwatch schemes in:
The Riverwatch schemes have only recently been developed and do not yet operate in all riverine wards. In a similar vein to the Dogwatch schemes, the idea is for regular users of the river and riverbank to report issues to the Police or Council.
Updated: 10 February 2016