Police - Neighborhood Groups

Performance Measure

Percentage change in number of neighborhood groups working with City.


30% Increase.

Analysis of Performance*

Will identify the participation and effectiveness of neighborhood watch and neighborhood building.

Metric Definition*

Year to year comparison of the number of large neighborhood organizations, smaller neighborhood watch groups and participation in neighborhood safety programs.


Public safety is every citizen's job in our city. Increasing our neighborhood groups and participation gets neighbors and neighborhoods working together to solve problem and enhance the spirit and sense of community.

Impact on Performance*

Greater neighborhood participation initially may lead to an increase workload as neighborhoods report more suspicious activity however as groups bond and look out for each other neighborhoods may become more self sufficient.


  • Analysis of Performance: Explains how data results are  displayed, anomalies, or other points that went into generating the numbers.
  • Metric Definition: Identifies what constitutes the metric and identifies combined classifications
  • Importance: Tells why the metric is important and how it is useful, or, what will it help the City accomplish or understand by knowing
  • Impact on Performance: States how this measure is an indicator of or influencer on the delivery of service?