> Home Page > Citizen Services > Community Safety > Block Watch
Print Friendly and PDF Email this page

Block Watch

Block Watch is community crime prevention program. The program encourages citizens to work together to prevent crime in communities and neighborhoods. Block Watch can be started by anyone in the community. This includes residents of single-family homes and multi-family complexes including apartments, condominiums and townhouses.

Be an active citizen and help reduce residential crime. Become a Block Watch Member.


The Role of a Block Watch Member

Block Watch depends on your involvement for success. Your responsibilities as a Block Watch member are to:

If you become a victim of crime, report it to the police, then contact your Block Watch Captain.

The Role of the Block Watch Captain and Co-Captain

A Block Watch Captain and Co-Captain share the duty of managing the Block Watch program in a neighborhood. They act as the communication link between Block Watch participants and the Block Watch Office. 

Block Captain and Co-Captain duties are not time consuming. They jointly share the activities of:

Starting a Block Watch in Your Neighborhood

If you would you like to start a Block Watch Program in your neighborhood, follow the easy steps outlined below, visit the Block Watch Office at the Coquitlam/Port Coquitlam RCMP Detachment or contact the office at 604.945.1579 or 604.945.1576 for information. 

Setting Up a Block Watch Program in Your Neighbourhood or Complex


Heather McRitchie
Block Watch Coordinatior
Coquitlam/Port Coquitlam RCMP Detachment
Tel: 604.933.6886   
Fax:  604.552.7304
Email: heather.mcritchie@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Quick Links

bullet Block Watch (www.blockwatch.com)

[Return to Top]

Last Updated:11/19/2014 10:44:59 AM