Crime Prevention Expo and Neighborhood Watch Conference

 The Fairfax County Police Department Crime Prevention Unit would like to invite you to the inaugural

County-Wide Crime Prevention Expo and Neighborhood Watch Conference

October 15, 2011 from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
at the Reston Association
12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, VA 20191


The Fairfax County Police Department and the Reston Association are hosting a crime prevention expo and Neighborhood Watch Conference on October 15, 2011. This event is designed to educate communities about the importance of crime prevention and protective strategies and techniques. Attendees will also learn the benefits of Neighborhood Watch and will be able to share ideas on recruiting volunteers. This free event will be held at the Reston Association located at 12001 Sunrise Valley Drive, Reston, Virginia 20191.

In addition to training sessions, families will enjoy a variety of police department displays including vehicles, robots, tactical equipment, K-9 teams and more.

Antique police cars, a moon bounce or two and McGruff the Crime Dog will be out to visit with all the kids.  

Educational Workshops will begin at 10:30 a.m. and end at 3 p.m.

10:30- 11 - Business Seminar on Camera Placement; New technology and ways of thinking have recently changed the way police are looking at video captured inside of a business.  This workshop will talk about the placement of cameras and how that can assist the police if a crime has been committed inside of your business.

11 a.m. - 12 p.m. & 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.- How to start a Neighborhood Watch; Fairfax County Crime Prevention Officers will be talking about how to start a Neighborhood Watch Program in your community, its principles, its benefits and how its structured.

12 p.m. - 1 p.m. & 2 p.m. -3 p.m. - Home Security and Safety; Learn some basic principles to keep you and your family safe at home.

1 p.m. - 2 p.m.- Keeping a Neighborhood Watch Active; This is for Active Neighborhood Watch coordinators that are looking for new ideas and resources to help keep their Watches Active.

2 p.m. - 3 p.m.- Recruiting Volunteers in Your Community; Talk with volunteers from around the county about successful recruitment of volunteers for Neighborhood Watch and other county programs.

If you are interested in any of these classes, please fill out the registration form and return it to or fax it to 703-318-9872
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