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Help prevent crime in your neighborhood with 'Spokane Strong'

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Esta Rosevear is already invloved. She's been living in West Central Spokane for the last 5 years, and she wants to see change. Esta Rosevear is already invloved. She's been living in West Central Spokane for the last 5 years, and she wants to see change.
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Spokane Strong is a new initiative to help prevent crime. Neighbors are encouraged to sign up to volunteer to go door to door in their neighborhood and keep other neighbors vigilant by passing out safety tips and resource information.

Rob Crow with Spokane's Community, Housing and Human Services department says this initiative works hand in hand with Spokane C.O.P.S. Block Watch.

"Maybe (people) are aware, but they didn’t know how to get involved. Maybe they’ve heard of Block Watch, and they’re not comfortable leading the initiative," said Crow. "Hopefully, this way by neighbors meeting neighbors and getting better connected, we can develop this sense of 'how do I get involved?'"

Esta Rosevear is already involved. She's been living in West Central Spokane for the last 5 years, and she wants to see change.

"I love the character of the houses, I love the history of this neighborhood, but we need to take it back. And that’s what we’re doing," Rosevear said. "This is one of the programs that will do it."

If you'd like to get involved in the program, CLICK HERE

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