Colchester District Neighbourhood Watch is responsible for setting up, developing, and supporting Neighbourhood Watch Schemes in the Borough of Colchester.

This web site is a repository of Crime Prevention Advice. The content is free to all to access and you do not need to join.

If you wish to join Neighbourhood Watch or start a Neighbourhood Watch Scheme in your community, then please get in touch.

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Be aware of what is happening in your neighbourhood. If you see anything suspicious call Essex Police on 101 or 0300 333 4444. If a theft or other crime is actually taking place, call 999. You can also report non emergency crime online at –

If you are reluctant to report what you think is criminal activity, or just want to report your suspicions, then CRIMESTOPPERS may be the organisation you are looking for. Just a phone call enables someone to record what you know, or think you know, whilst giving you total anonymity. Absolutely nothing about you will be recorded or communicated to the authorities. Follow this link to learn more –