Many people in the villages of the
Dengie Hundred are part of the Neighbourhood Watch Organisation.
The area is administered
by Maldon & District Neighbourhood Watch with local
from the Dengie Hundred.
The local Neighbourhood is
looking to expand as experience shows that the higher membership
of Neighbourhood Watch can reduce crime amongst its members.
Amongst the benefits of
belonging to Neighbourhood Watch is that most insurance
companies provide discounts for members.
Essex Police say this
about Neighbourhood Watch- "Neighbourhood Watch schemes
provide support and reassurance to over a third of households
across the whole of Essex. It is accepted that crime levels
reduce when there is an active scheme in place, and there is
less fear of crime when people know what is going on in their
area and how to seek help and support. Neighbourhood Watch also
provides a means of strengthening communities and encouraging
Click here to
visit the Neighbourhood Watch facts page on the Essex Police