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Police holding neighbourhood-watch presentation in Pyrgos on Monday

The poster used in Cyprus in neighbourhood watch areas

Police are inviting residents of Pyrgos in Limassol to a presentation on its neighbourhood watch programme on Monday evening.

The meeting is to take place at 7pm at the event hall in the community centre, a police announcement said. It will be chaired by the Deputy Police Chief Kypros Michaelides.

“The neighbourhood watch programme is a modern crime prevention strategy, which is implemented through in cooperation with the local authorities and citizens,” the announcement said.

“It aims to prevent crime and increase security in municipalities and communities. It helps protects the public from crime, and assists in the drastic reduction of theft, burglary, property destruction and trafficking of illegal substances,” it added.

Police said there are now 104,00o people islandwide participating in neighbourhood watch programmes.

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