Community Safety & Awareness

Neighborhood Watch Program

Citizens and their property should be safe and secure. However, citizens also have a responsibility to take an active role in preventing crime. Neighborhood Watch emphasizes that role in helping residents work together. It is a citizen involvement program designed to foster proactive strategies to reduce crime in neighborhoods. Many of the crimes that occur in Indian Head Park are crimes of opportunity. Our goal is to remove the opportunity for crimes.he purpose of the Indian Head Park Neighborhood Watch Program is to create a partnership between residents and members of the Police Department to effectively reduce crime and make Indian Head Park a better and safer place to live. 
  1. Meeting Information
  2. Neighborhood Watch Map
  3. Suspicious Activity
  4. What Residents Can Do

Meeting Information

Community Awareness meetings are held by the Indian Head Park Police Department in the Board Room of the Village Hall, 201 Acacia Drive. Please check back for information on the next Neighborhood Watch meeting.

Safety Tips for Residents

The Police Department has put together tips and tricks to keep our residents safe. Always remember to report ANY form of suspicious activity, call the Police Department or 9-1-1. 
  1. Home Safety
  2. Identity Theft Protection 
  3. Pedestrian Safety
  4. Telephone Safety
  5. Vehicle Safety

Home Safety & Security Tips

  • Lock all doors & windows within the home
  • Sliding glass doors should be reinforced with a metal/wood dowel or locking pin
  • Keep front & back entrances and openings to home well lit
  • Alarm systems are recommended, and use them habitually
  • Retrieve mail & newspapers on a daily basis
  • Do not leave garage doors open
  • Do not leave garage door openers, key fobs, or sets of keys in open vehicles or laying around.
  • Consider replacing locks periodically, and use deadbolts.
  • Use timers for lights in and outside your house.