iWATCH program to counter suspicious activity

By Jim Piggott - Reporter

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. - Sheriffs from all over north Florida want residents to use their eyes to fight terrorism and suspicious activities.

Thursday afternoon, they announced iWATCH, a community-based program where police want residents to look and report on suspicious activity.

Examples include people drawing or measuring important buildings, people asking questions about security or building plans and blueprints.

"Today we are asking the citizens to become part of the team, really become the eyes and ears of law enforcement in their employment, in their homes and neighborhoods," said Steve Donaway, of the Florida Department of Law Enforcement.

Information on iWATCH is available through the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office at iWATCHJAX.com.

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