COLUMBIA NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH is a local, private volunteer organization that is incorporated as a Non-Profit under MO law, and designated by the IRS as a 501 (c) (3) public charity. We are supported by voluntary, tax-deductible contributions from private citizens and organizations.
Affiliated with the largest organized volunteer crime prevention project in the nation, we work closely with the CPD for technical advise. A representative of the Columbia Police Chief is an ‘Ex-Officio’ member of our Board.
The Board of Directors is made up of nine member of the Columbia community and have an advisor from the Columbia Police Department.
The Board meets once a month and conducts several training sessions for new members through out the year. Members are elected to three year terms and the Board holds an annual meeting in September of each year.