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Cottonwood Heights Neighborhood Coordinator Training


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Cottonwood Heights Neighborhood Coordinator Training

  1. 1. <ul><li>Neighborhood Coordinator Training </li></ul>
  2. 2. Neighborhood Coordinators (13) Neighborhood Coordinators (14) Neighborhood Coordinators (17) Advisor / Liaison Sheila Jennings Area Coordinator COP West 801-942-3790 Bryant & Betty Cox Cottonwood Heights Neighborhood Watch – Flow Chart COTTONWOOD HEIGHTS POLICE RESOURCE Support Sgt Askerlund COP West Block Captains (up to 130) Area Coordinator COP Central 801-943-7621 Joe Weeks Area Coordinator COP City 801-943-1458 Al Haslam Area Coordinator COP East 801-999-8209 Rob Aubrey Area Coordinator COP East 801-942-9585 Stacie Skelton Support Sgt Peck COP Central Support Sgt Young COP East Support Officer Galieti COP City (Block Captains) (up to 140) Block Captains (up to 170) Area Coord’s Special Assign. Emergency Preparedness Liaison Training Recruitment Publications IT Specialist Area Coordinator COP West 801-943-7335 Errnie Cummings
  3. 3. Introducing…… <ul><li>The Neighborhood Coordinator </li></ul>And what he or she does………………
  4. 4. <ul><li>Provides Leadership </li></ul>Through Positive Motivation. Communicating information on a current basis to his block captains. Working together with the Block Captains. Remember, block captains are volunteers, just like the rest of us. Additional ideas to provide leadership………….
  5. 5. Selects Block Captains <ul><li>Obtain a map of the neighborhood.. </li></ul><ul><li>Identify Specific Blocks (8 to 12 homes) on the map. </li></ul><ul><li>Talk to neighbors within the block. </li></ul><ul><li>Look at the possibility of recruiting “Cert” block captains to also function as. neighborhood watch BC. </li></ul><ul><li>Additional ways to recruit block. captains………. </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Training Block Captains </li></ul><ul><li>Two training presentations are provided and may be given by CHP Officers, or the Neighborhood Coordinator. The training presentations are found on the Cottonwood Heights Neighborhood Watch web site. </li></ul>After the Block Captains are trained, the neighborhood will be certified and Neighborhood Watch signs will be placed at every entrance to the neighborhood.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Neighborhood Watch Signs </li></ul><ul><li>Signs are a crime deterrent. </li></ul><ul><li>Remind residents that they are part of a Neighborhood Watch program. </li></ul><ul><li>Will it keep bad guys out of your neighborhood? Not unless you follow through. </li></ul><ul><li>Neighborhood Watch is everyone's responsibility. </li></ul>
  8. 8. <ul><li>Serves as a Communication link between Police and Block Captains </li></ul><ul><li>The Cottonwood Heights Police Department is our resource. Information, training, and specific requests will flow through the Neighborhood Coordinators for distribution to the block captains. </li></ul>Information from block captains to CHP will also flow through the neighborhood coordinator to CHP. This does NOT include call-ins to CHP regarding Suspicious Circumstances.
  9. 9. Maintains Records and Neighborhood Watch Map <ul><li>Block Captains visits homes they are assigned to and completes an information form. A copy of this is given to the NC and should be simulated into a log. </li></ul>A map of the neighborhood should also be maintained. Develop a phone tree
  10. 11. PHONE TREE Coordinator’s List
  11. 12. <ul><li>Distributes Information </li></ul><ul><li>Pamphlets, booklets and flyers from the Utah Council for Crime Prevention, CHPD, etc., will be provided, to be distributed to the block captains for distribution to their’ homes. </li></ul>Cottonwood Heights Police Department will furnish refrigerator magnets for each home in your neighborhood.
  12. 13. <ul><li>Attends Quarterly Training </li></ul><ul><li>Each quarter a meeting will be held with Neighborhood Coordinators. The agenda will include review and progress of each Neighborhood. It will also include suggestions and planning. </li></ul><ul><li>We learn from the experiences of others! </li></ul>
  13. 14. Organizes Neighborhood Parties <ul><li>Parties can be fun!! </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Plan well ahead. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Use your block captains to assist you. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Work with your Area Coordinators in: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>preparing the Block party </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Block off a street or circle </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 15. Neighborhood Parties <ul><li>Everyone attends/everyone is included </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Special attractions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Jump rooms for the little kids </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Climbing walls for the older kids (expensive) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Fire trucks and engines </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Police (K-9 units; SWAT units; Search & Rescue) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CERT display and enlistment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Have the local LDS ward donate hot dogs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Every family contributes a nominal amount </li></ul></ul>
  15. 16. Neighborhood Parties <ul><li>Invite the mayor, city councilman, police chief, etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Sound systems and music add to the excitement. </li></ul><ul><li>Introduce your Block Captains! </li></ul><ul><li>Use neighborhood parties as a bonding experience for everyone. </li></ul>