Monroe city leaders roll out numbers to Neighborhood Watch dogs

MONROE, La (KNOE) - City leaders have been working to crack down on crime and it appears the latest plan is working in North Monroe.
They are teaching neighborhood watch groups how to use social media to catch crooks.

People are jumping on board as neighborhood watch dogs in Monroe.
It's a part of the city's Neighborhood Watch Program.

Tuesday night, the mayor, city council members and people from the community are making sure everyone is on the same page.

During the meeting, those in attendance were updated on the progress of the city's the neighborhood watch program in north Monroe.
City leaders also handed out contacts to call when someone suspects something is wrong in the area.

The Monroe Police Department and Homeland Security were all involved in the conversation.

Council Member Michael Echols is teaching the groups to use the click of a mouse to the put the bad guys in jail.

Echols says, "Of course neighbors can follow situations as they go throughout neighborhoods. So, I think it's the communication and the coordination."

There are more than 10 watch dog groups in the area.

Those include:

WESTMINISTER AREA
BJ PANKY (318) 366-2706

GARDEN DISTRICT
ARCHIE BROWN (318) 376-0687

BELLE POINT AREA
SCOTT HART (318) 805-6168

ISLAND DR AREA
JULIE WEAVER (318) 348-4880

PARK AVE AND MYRTLE ST AREA
LISA AND TONY PATRICK (318) 680-5696

MILTON ST. SARATOGOA, PARK AVE, ISLAND DR. AREA
JERRY KAUFMAN (318) 348-3445

PARAGOUD BLVD AREA
SCOTT BLACKFORD (318) 791-5489

RIVER OAKS AREA
TIESE ARDITO (318) 372-0010
JULIE KICEY (318) 512-7065

LEXINGTON AVE AREA
MICHAEL BROWN (318) 348-0770

PLANTATION PARK AND VALENCIA AREA
AIMEE ANTHONY (318) 348-5982
MISTI HAJJ (318) 348-5945

POINTE DRIVE AREA
JOTT DELCAMBRE (318) 791-9818
LANE EDDLEMAN (318) 355-0906

COUNTRY CLUB DR AREA
MISTI CORDELL (318) 376-9504

GOOD SHEPARD LN AREA
SCOTT HART (318) 805-6168

VALENCIA, BRAMBLE AND INDIAN MOUND AREA
MITCH REPPOND (318) 537-2031

OLD DEBORAH DR AREA
KATHERINE AND BRIAN HIGH
(318) 348-4880

ISLAND DR. AREA
JULIE WEAVER (318) 366-0867

You can always call the police in your area for information about how you can set up your own neighborhood watch program.