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Watch Committee

n
(Historical Terms) history Brit a local government committee composed of magistrates and representatives of the county borough council responsible for the efficiency of the local police force
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This came to light in a meeting that was organised by ward development and neighbourhood watch committees.
In no small measure, the leadership problem stemmed from the determination of successive watch committees, notably when chaired by C H Jones, later the first mayor of Huddersfield, to micro-manage the police.
In neighborhood watch committees, he said students, doctors, house wives and notables had been included.
He was addressing the members of Neighborhood Watch Committees, Conciliatory Committees and Human Rights Officers at Sabzi Mandi Police Station.
Temuri was addressing the members of Neighborhood Watch Committees, Conciliatory Committees and Human Rights Officers at Ramna Police Station.
ISLAMABAD -- Community and service-oriented policing is the only way to win public confidence and neighborhood watch committees would be made more effective to bridge police-people gap.
In neighbourhood watch committees, he said that students, doctors, housewives and notables would be included to collectively police areas.
ISLAMABAD -- Neighborhood Watch Committees (NWCs) have been set up in federal capital for the protection of life and property of the citizens besides ensuring their security.
He said that Palestinians were warned of a new wave of settlers' attacks in the wake of talks of evicting the illegal settlement of Migron, east of Ramallah, calling to reactivate the popular watch committees to protect Palestinians and their property from settlers' attacks.
He said: "We are going from a system of committee governance established in 1835, the watch committees, to one in which we are going to have one single individual holding people to account.
I am on record and have argued long against EPCCs- it will take policing back 200 years to the days of Watch Committees and an incestuous politicisation of policing.
The board members consulted a list of 10 men's and women's candidates developed and updated by two separate watch committees throughout the year.