ALBANY, GA (WALB) - City and County leaders recognized the neighborhood watches and their fight against crime Monday morning.
City commissioners joined community members for the annual Neighborhood Watch celebration. The presidents of the area Neighborhood Watches and law enforcement that patrol the streets were honored for their hard work to keep the county and city safe.
"Work to protect the neighborhood, to make sure that crime is reduced and to make sure the appearance in the neighborhood is reduced and the revitalization of the downtown area with the neighborhood watch program," said Commissioner Jon Howard.
Mayor Dorothy Hubbard and City Commissioners also heard from the Neighborhood Watch presidents about ways they are working to protect their communities.