The neighborhood watch actively pursues a safe, responsible living environment by supporting our law enforcement officers and their efforts. The goal of the Neighborhood Watch is to help Plaza Midwood residents stay better in touch with each other and get the word out about suspicious activity.
Have a concern about crime and safety in the neighborhood? Email us at Watch@PlazaMidwood.org.
Some helpful advice for seniors to avoid online and other scams can be found HERE.
Please be sure to inform authorities of suspicious behavior. DO NOT simply post on Facebook or Nextdoor. It is critical to make CMPD aware of suspicious activity in your area.
In an emergency, call 9-1-1
CMPD Eastway Division
Address: 3505 Central Ave
Charlotte, NC 28205
Phone: (704) 336-8536
Crime Mapping info can be found HERE.
PMNA Neighborhood Watch holds a "Coffee, Cake and Cops" meeting with CMPD at 5:30PM on the second Thursday of each month at Queen's Coffee Bar at 1720 Pegram St. We are looking to possibly move this event to a new location so PLEASE keep an eye out for a venue change in the next email. Meetings are open to all neighbors.
Follow PMNA Neighborhood Watch on Facebook HERE.
Review past Watch Crime & Safety updates below.
SAFETY TIPS: Larceny from Auto remains one of the most prevalent crimes in Plaza Midwood.
In 2017 there were approximately 9400 larcenies from automobiles city wide and approximately 600 in the Eastway Division. 93% are unsolved! Please partner with CMPD to reduce this crime.
The following are helpful suggestions to avoid becoming a victim of vehicle burglaries.
- Lock your car / Take your keys (66% of LFA’s doors are unlocked)
- Park in well-lit areas
- Avoid parking between larger vehicles
- Take detachable radios and face plates
- Lock garage door
- Engrave expensive items
- Install car alarm
- Do Not leave Firearms in a vehicle
- Avoid leave valuables in plain view
(Remove all valuables items and place in trunk if they must be left inside vehicle)