Crime Stoppers, Neighborhood Watch address United Way board

April 24, 2013 • Local News

The board of United Way of Chaves County hosted Crime Stoppers and Neighborhood Watch at their meeting at the Boys & Girls Club, Wednesday. The purpose of the talk was to discuss safety in Chaves County.

President of Crime Stoppers and Neighborhood Watch advisor Steve Wolfe said that Roswell has a total of 90 Neighborhood Watch groups, some more active than others. He pointed out that law enforcement resources are stretched and emphasized that all citizens have a part to play in crime prevention. “It’s a program for the community.”

Wolfe gave a brief history of Chaves County Crime Stoppers which was founded in the 1980s and became a 501(c)3 in 1991. The CCCS program had languished, but has found new life in the past 3 years. “Since Login to read more

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