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Martinez takes lead in community watch program

From a young age, Kris Martinez knew that he wanted to help people. “I always found myself helping others,” Martinez told us. “From holding doors open to mowing lawns and shoveling snow for my neighbors who couldn’t anymore.” Originally from Texas, Kris and his family moved to Illinois when he was a young boy. They…

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Second meeting held for Neighborhood Watch

On September 22nd, the city of Chrisman continued their plan to make the town safer. The second meeting of the Neighborhood Watch group was held at City Hall. Founding members Scott Foster and Edgar County Sheriff Candidate Doug Cochran were present. At the meeting held in August, it was decided that Illinois State Police Officer…

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Chrisman Neighborhood Watch meeting held at Nazarene Church

The City of Chrisman is taking it’s first steps in making the town safer for its residents. On August 11th, members of the community met with Edgar County Sheriff Candidate Doug Cochran and Scott Foster at the Chrisman Church of the Nazarene. The Neighborhood Watch Program was started in 1972 by the National Sheriff’s Association.…

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Chrisman to look into neighborhood watch program

The City of Chrisman held the final meeting for the month of April on Wednesday, April 20th. The meeting started off with the approval of the previous meeting minutes and claims in the amount of $50,795.95. Former Commissioner Rodney Wolfe was in attendance at the meeting to discuss a matter that he had some concerns…

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What does Chrisman having a neighborhood watch mean?

How to start a Neighborhood Watch Group in Five East Steps 1. Recruit and Organize as many neighbors as possible- It is wonderful that you are taking the steps to start a Neighborhood Watch group in your neighborhood. The first step is talking to your fellow neighbors about starting a group. 2. Contact your local…

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