Check your Forest Hills Directory for additional contact information for Board and Committee members.
What is Neighborhood Watch?
Neighborhood Watch is a program of the Arlington County Police Department. It's a voluntary community safety program for neighbors who care about each other. The program requires a minimal investment of time and effort. The goals of the program are to:
Help lower crime by recruiting and encouraging people to watch for, prevent and report incidents.
Assist people in learning about crime, hazards, community issues, and neighborhood response in times of emergency.
Neighborhood Watch is an effective and inexpensive way to help make neighborhoods safer by:
Forest Hills Neighborhood Watch begins with you! You can report questionable activities to Arlington Police's non-emergency line or to your local block captain. Below are the Forest Hills Block Captains and their phone numbers.
Forest Hills Community Association is supported entirely by volunteers from the Forest Hills Community Arlington County Police non-emergency (Phone Number: 703-558-2222)
Why Call the Police
The battle against crime demands the combined efforts of police and people in the neighborhood. Because police cannot be in all places at all times, it is critical that others assist. Many crimes can be prevented if people are alert for suspicious activity and take appropriate measures to notify police. You should call the police immediately if you observe any suspicious activity, even if you are not sure what you are observing. The number to call is 703-558-2222. It is always best if you can offer as much information as possible. All information you provide is kept confidential.
Examples of Suspicious Activity are:
If Your Home Has Been Burglarized
Protect Your Property
Look Out For Neighbors
How to Contact The Police
If a situation requires contacting the Police, follow these steps:
To ensure a rapid police response when you need it, the Police Department has a call priority system. High priority calls consist of reports of crimes where lives may be endangered, crimes are in progress, or where there is a chance of apprehending a criminal. As the call taker is asking questions, the information is simultaneously being made available to the dispatchers for relay to the police. It is important to continue talking with the call taker, answering questions and providing additional information as accurately as possible.
When 9-1-1 is dialed and the calling party hangs up, an officer is sent to the address. Thus, it is extremely important that children do not play with telephones and that 9-1-1 is only used in an emergency.
Lower priority calls consist of reports of property crimes that occurred some time ago and suspects have left the scene. These calls are dispatched based on available police units and may even be handled by telephone.
| President||Pat Henriques||2018|
| Vice President||Mike Spead||2020|
| Secretary||John Magee||2020|
| Treasurer||Karen Smith||2019|
| Asst. Treasurer||Carolyn Sand||2019|
| Director||Frank Stearns||2019|
| Director||Mal Mackinnon||2018|
| Director||Mike Petrina||2018|
| Director||Rob Cedeno||2020|
| Director||Frank Shoup||2020|
| Director||Dave Simonson||2019|
| Director||Gina Oliver||2018|
| Block||Block Captain|
| Block Captain Chair||Diane Lynott|
| Block #1|
Queen Street 2309-2339 (odd numbers)
| Block #3|
Queen Street 2341-2373 (odd numbers)
| Block #4|
Queen Street 2401-2408
|Theresa Godwin |
| Block #5|
24th Street cul-de-sac 1817-1824
| Block #7|
S. Rolfe Street 2300-2346
|Judy Barton |
| Committee||Committee Members|
| Architectural Control Committee|
Elaine Freeman- Chair
| Board Nomination|
Mike Petrina - Chair
Diane Lynott - Chair
| Directory||Patrick Madden - Chair|
| Government Liaison||Bud Wood - Chair|
| Landscape & Grounds|
Michael Spead - Chair
Long Range Planning/
Frank Stearns - Chair
| Neighborhood Watch||Diane Lynott - Chair|
Frank Shoup - Chair
| Member Services/Social |
Eileen Fenrich - Chair
Missy Haney - Co-Chair
Susan Shelden -Co-Chair
| Snow Removal||John Magee - Chair|
| Sprinkler System|
Frank Shoup - Chair
Bud Wood - Chair
| Website||Lester Martin - Chair|
|Committee Reports can be found in the table on the Residents Page|
Directors / Committees / Block Captains
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