Parkersburg and Wood County Neighborhood Watch

Forms and Documents to Download

All of these forms and documents are available for Watch Groups or individual members to download and use as needed.


How to Observe and Report (includes instructions for completing an Incident Report)

Neighborhood Watch Manual - (National)
This manual has been created for citizen organizers and law enforcement officers that work with community members to establish watch programs. The material contained within covers a number of topics and provides suggestions for developing a watch groups. This document was prepared by the National Sheriffs’ Association, under a grant from the Bureau of Justice Assistance, Office of Justice Programs, U.S. Department of Justice.


Application for Watch Group Charter - Use this form to apply for a charter for a new Watch Group or to apply for your Group’s annual charter renewal

Contact Information Update - Use this form to update or confirm members’ contact information

Individual Application - Use this form to apply as an individual to become a member of an existing Watch Group

Incident Report - Use this form to document all incidents, whether or not you report them to law enforcement

Suspect Identification - Use this form to supplement the Incident Report with suspect identifying information

Sign-In Sheet - Use this form to keep a record of attendance at all Neighborhood Watch function

Policies and Procedures

Applying for a Watch Group Charter — Instructions for completing and submitting the forms needed to charter a new Watch Group

Watch Group Charter, Annual Renewal — Instructions for the annual renewal of a Watch Group Charter. This annual Charter Renewal Policy has been implemented in order to keep a better record of which neighborhoods have active watch groups. Watch Groups that do not submit the needed documentation for the annual Charter renewal will be moved to inactive status.

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