What you should do
As a Dunwoody North Resident you should:
- Know your neighbors.
- Exchange phone numbers, types of cars with license plates and other pertinent information with your neighbors.
- Let your neighbors know when you are going to be away from home.
- Make sure your home is secured.
- Watch out for suspicious persons or cars.
- Keep a log (time & date) of what you see.
- If you see or suspect criminal activity taking place or have had a crime such as a burglary or theft occur, CALL THE POLICE AT 911.
- Next you should call your block captain as soon as reasonably possible.
As a Dunwoody North Block Captain you should:
- Maintain a list of assigned homes.
- If a neighbor calls concerning an incident that has occurred, contact the Coordinator as soon as reasonably possible.
- If a Coordinator calls you and gives information about a crime problem, make sure you call all assigned homes and pass along the information.
- Welcome new neighbors that move in on your block and explain the Neighborhood Watch program.
As a Dunwoody North Coordinator you should:
- Maintain a list of Block Captains and stay in touch on crime related problems.
- When a Block Captain calls you about a crime problem, contact the Crime Awareness Officer to determine if a crime alert should be called.
- If a crime alert is warranted, contact Block Captains and give them information to be passed along to neighborhood residents.
The Crime Awareness Officer from the Department of Public Safety:
- Acts as liaison between the community and the Police
- If a Coordinator calls about an incident that has occurred, the Crime Awareness Officer checks out the information to make sure it is accurate, checks for additional information and makes the decision whether to call a crime alert.
- At least once a year the Crime Awareness Officer will attend a community meeting and give an update on crime in the area.