The City of Palmdale’s neighborhood services department will host an Introduction to Neighborhood Watch presentation via Zoom on Tuesday, Feb. 9 at 7 p.m. and Thursday, Feb. 11 at 10 a.m.
The 30-minute presentation will provide Palmdale residents with information on the benefits of Neighborhood Watch, how to start a group, and what is involved in maintaining a group.
The presentation will be held online using Zoom and may be viewed on any computer, laptop, or mobile device. Residents may email the Public Safety Office at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 661/267-5170 to receive an email invitation and a link for the meeting. Users of tablets or smart phones will need to download the free Zoom app to participate. No cameras or microphones are needed, and participants will be able to ask questions via a text chat box.
“Neighborhood Watch is the best and easiest way to learn not only about crime trends, but also disaster preparedness, home security and personal safety issues,” said Public Safety Supervisor Kery German. “Join us for our online presentation and find out how forming a neighborhood watch group takes very little time and effort. It’s the perfect way to meet your neighbors, learn how to deter crime in your neighborhood, help prepare for a disaster and more.”
For more information about the meeting or to learn more about Neighborhood Watch, please call Palmdale’s Public Safety Office at 661/267-5170.