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Types of Neighborhoods

Close Your Windows and Blinds at Night
Close Your Windows and Blinds at Night

The only blinds or curtains that we close are the bedroom and the bath with the outside window. My house is a cave, very few windows. The office has nice windows and I close the blinds only when the sun is blinding me or I feel like someone is watching me.

Encourage Outdoor Activity
Encourage Outdoor Activity

Outdoor activity areas are areas on a lot that serve customers of commercial uses in space outside the building. Building Permits are required for most walk-up facilities and outdoor activity areas (in those zoning districts that regulate outdoor activities as a distinct land use, see Understanding What's Allowed below).

Improve the Lighting on Your Street
Improve the Lighting on Your Street

All studies included had to have a reasonably comparable control area, and a design that reported before-and-after measures of crime in the experimental and control areas. The included studies had to have improved street lighting as the main intervention, which was typically identified by the study authors.

Introduce Yourself to Your Neighbors
Introduce Yourself to Your Neighbors

A great way to meet your new neighbors is to spend time outdoors, in your garden or by taking a walk around the block. If you have a front porch, use it. You'll be surprised how easy it is to meet people when they approach you first.

source: thespruce.com
Know Your Local Police Department
Know Your Local Police Department

Metropolitan Police Department ... know their PSA team members and learn how to work with them to fight crime and disorder in their neighborhoods. Each police ...

source: mpdc.dc.gov
Know Your Neighbors
Know Your Neighbors

Nextdoor is the best way to stay in the know about what’s going on in your neighborhood—whether it’s finding a last-minute babysitter, learning about an upcoming block party, or hearing about a rash of car break-ins.

source: nextdoor.com
Report Crime as Soon as Possible
Report Crime as Soon as Possible

How to report crime anonymously; How to report anti-social behaviour; How to report a hate crime; How do I report fraud? In an emergency always dial 999. If you've been mugged, badly hurt, or attacked in any way, or if you've just seen a serious crime being committed, then you should ring 999 as soon as possible.

source: police.uk
Report Nuisances and Other Noncriminal Problems Promptly
Report Nuisances and Other Noncriminal Problems Promptly

REPORT CRIME PROMPTLY - Whether the issue is ... REPORT NUISANCES AND OTHER & CRIMINAL PROBLEMS ... STAY WHERE YOU ARE - Stable neighborhoods are built on the

source: tospsb.com
Take Away the Opportunity for Crime
Take Away the Opportunity for Crime

For example, in neighborhoods where poverty is high, people are divided by ethnic and racial differences, and where few people live in the neighborhood for any length of time, neighbors’ abilities to establish relationships, work together, promote institutions and control crime are diminished.

source: ww2.odu.edu
image: nbpd.org
Walk Around the Block
Walk Around the Block

7th Annual Walk Around the Block — in your neighborhood. Walk Around the Block to raise awareness about the importance of early care and education.

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