FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Springfield Police Department will be conducting Neighborhood Watch training sessions in October. The training focuses on crime prevention, observation and reporting skills, Operation Identification and Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED). With 27 official Watch groups now formed, the program continues to grow within the City of Springfield.
Below are the two session options being held in October:
- Oct. 7
8 a.m. – noon
2100 W. High Street
Tom Watkins Pavilion
- Oct. 16-17
6 – 8 p.m. (each day)
2620 W. Battlefield Rd.
Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center
The SPD encourages all citizens living inside City limits to attend the free training session. Those interested should register by contacting the SPD Crime Prevention Unit at 417-874-2113 or by submitting an online registration form. Seating is limited.
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Media Contact: Lisa Cox, Public Affairs Officer