Neighborhood Watch

The North End Neighborhood Watch meets each month at the office of Cumberland Neighborhood Housing Services.

Formed in May 2001, the North End Neighborhood Watch is a non-profit organization that reports crime, assists in neighborhood cleanup efforts, and engages in neighborhood outreach to share information about the community.

Membership is open to all persons who resident in Cumberland, without regard to race, ethnicity, color, creed, national origin, gender, orientation, age or disability.  There are no membership fees.



The organization serves many purposes, including to:

  • Assist law enforcement agencies by reporting suspicious behaviors and crimes
  • Act as the eyes and ears of various law enforcement agencies
  • Encourage citizens to adopt ways to help prevent crime in their neighborhood and community
  • Encourage citizen engagement in neighborhoods
  • Organize neighborhood events
  • Conduct neighborhood cleanup efforts


Meeting Location and Time

The organization meets on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6:00 p.m. at the office of Cumberland Neighborhood Housing, located at 400 North Mechanic Street in Cumberland.

Meetings are open to the public and anybody interested in being involved should attend.  Please call in advance to make sure that the meeting is being held, as some holidays and weather events do cause postponement or cancellation.  Please call 301-722-6958 to confirm meeting dates and times.


Neighborhood Boundaries

The North End Neighborhood Watch serves the full northern side of Cumberland.  Boundaries include neighborhoods along the north side of Will’s Creek, but also include the Braddock Middle School Neighborhood.  A full map of the neighborhood served is available online.