Community messaging

Thames Valley Police offer a free community messaging service, alerting you of local crimes and witness appeals by email, telephone or text.

Register for Thames Valley alerts

Neighbourhood watch schemes

The alert system was originally used for distributing neighbourhood watch messages and these schemes still operate in West Oxfordshire. Neighbourhood watch members receive a window sticker, street sign and crime reduction leaflets. The following watch schemes are also available:

  • Country / Horse watch
  • School watch
  • Business watch

Join one of the watch schemes

If you want to join one of the watch schemes, please:

West Oxfordshire District Council
Elmfield
New Yatt Road
Witney
OX28 1PB