Farm Watch is a scheme which operates in a very similar way to Neighbourhood Watch. The scheme is run for, and by, its members for the benefit of the farming community and receives the support and backing of the Police.
Each Farm Watch scheme can be linked locally to the police Neighbourhood Team.
The aims of the scheme are to:
Increase the prevention and detection of farm related crime
Increase community engagement between individual members, the police and other
farming related groups
Reduce the fear of crime in your community
Increase public confidence in the police and other involved agencies
What are the benefits of being a member?
Free access to the police community messaging system
Advice on how to report suspicious activity
Access to your local police neighbourhood team and Farm Watch co-ordinator
Provision of regular farm crime information in your area
Information about security products that reduce thefts and increase the chance of
offenders being caught
Details of how to register your property and search for details of stolen property prior to
Signs and stickers for your premises showing that you are a member of a police
Free security surveys of farms and equipment
For further information or to join your local scheme please contact:
PCSO John McGovern - firstname.lastname@example.org or tel: 101
PCSO Emma Tomkies - Emma.TOMKIES@devonandcornwall.pnn.police.uk or tel: 101
PCSO Liz Rendle - email@example.com or tel: 101