The Clay County Sheriff's Office is dedicated to the Neighborhood Crime Watch Program and the prevention of criminal activity in rural and urban areas within it's jurisdiction.
These prevention efforts are accomplished by vigilance on the part of patrol personnel and the public. The Neighborhood Watch Program helps educate and disseminate information to the public. The existence and publicity of the program aids law enforcement and deters crime.
The goal of the program is building a closer relationship not only between departmental officials and the public but also between neighbors within the Crime Watch area. This fosters the team concept shown to greatly reduce criminal activity.