What kind of activities should I be on the
look out for as a Watch Member?
screaming or shouting for help.
looking in windows of houses and parked cars.
being taken out of houses where no one is at home or from closed
vans, or trucks moving slowly with no apparent destination or without
being forced into a vehicle. A stranger sitting in a car or stopping
to talk to a child.
Report these incidents to the police or
sheriffs' department. Talk about concerns and problems with your
How should I report these incidents?
9-1-1 or your local emergency.
name and address.
describe the suspect: sex and race, age, height, weight, hair color,
clothing, distinctive characteristics such as beard/mustache, scars, or
the vehicle if one was involved: color, make, model, year, license plate,
and special features such as stickers.
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