MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The mid-day robbery in Morris Township on Wednesday January 11 is a reminder that crime can happen at any time of day. Morris Township Police Chief John K. McGuinness is reminding residents to lock their doors and call 911 if you see any unusual activity.

Chief McGuiness also recommends becoming involved in your neighborhood. Neighborhood Watch is one of the oldest crime prevention programs in the country, according to The national Crime Prevention Council. Morris Township established their own Neighborhood Watch Program in 1982 and currently has 14 active Neighborhood Watch Groups. The group allows neighbors to come together in conjunction with law enforcement to deter criminals and make communities safer.   Click HERE for a list of active Neighborhood Watch Groups in Morris Township.

For more information about Neighborhood Watch or how to begin one in your neighborhood, contact jmcguinness@mtpd1422.com.

Be alert and immediately report suspicious activity to the police.