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Citizens form new community watch
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Hoping to take a bite out of crime in their neighborhood, citizens in the Campaign-Eastside area have banded together to form a community watch program.“I’ve heard from other towns with the community watch and they have had a big drop in the number of thefts in their neighborhoods,” said 7th District Constable Jason Dodson, who is spearheading the idea of bringing the watch to his district. “Some places have seen a 70 percent drop in things like petty thefts.”The new community watch brings the total to three in Warren County with more on the way.“We now have watches in Lucky, Morrison and Campaign-Eastside,” said Constable Jonathan Womack, who serves as a national watch trainer after attending certification classes offered by the Office of Homeland Security. “We also had inquiries from other communities and I’d be happy to come out and help coordinate any efforts.