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What is Neighbourhood Eye?

The City of Grande Prairie Neighbourhood Associations and Crime Prevention have come together to establish Neighbourhood Eye, a neighbourhood patrol initiative. This program will allow residents to actively play a role in the prevention of crime and to enhance their neighbourhoods. Residents will; Neiighbourhood eye Logo

  • form walking patrol and be a visible presence in your neighbourhood
  • spotting graffiti, broken equipment, burnt out lights, potholes and more
  • get to know their neighbourhood and neighbours
  • recognize good neighbour deeds and be a positive influence in the neighbourhood
  • recommend coordinated walks with community members once a week with minimum 2 people

Recruitment

Residents who are interested in getting involved in the Neighbourhood Eye initiative in their neighbourhood are asked to contact neighbourhoodeye@cityofgp.com provide us with your full name and the neighbourhood that you reside in.

Training

In getting residents and there Neighbourhood Associations set up with the right tools to be successful Grande Prairie Neighbourhood Associations and Crime Prevention will be hosting two training sessions before the launch.  

Training will be a continuous resource to those involved in this initiative whether it be through quarterly mixers to discuss experiences and feedback or having a professional come in to train everyone on de-escalating a potentially violent situation or other topics.

Documents

Neighbourhood Association Quadrant Maps

The City of Grande Prairie has developed quadrant maps for each Neighbourhood Association to use. These will come into play if you have a Neighbourhood Eye and are planning your walks.

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Last updated: 6/30/2017 2:39:46 PM