Cobb County Government

Starting a Neighborhood Watch

To start a neighborhood watch, please take the following steps:

Read our Citizens Awareness Program Brochure [PDF].

Get at least 50% of the homeowners or apartment residents to sign the Neighborhood Watch Petition, which is included in the above mentioned brochure. (The petition needs to include the name, address and phone number for each petitioner).

Fax the completed petition to 770-499-4196 to the attention of the Crime Prevention; or Mail the completed petition to:

Attn: Crime Prevention 
140 N. Marietta Pkwy 
Marietta, GA 30060

Call 770-499-4134 or e-mail Officer Alicia Chilton (Alicia.Chilton@cobbcounty.org) to schedule your startup meeting. 
*Preferred meeting times are Tuesday or Thursday nights at 7 p.m.