You will get to know and work with your neighbors

  • Recognize and report crimes, and suspicious activities,

  • Protect yourself, your family, and your property

  • Protect your neighbor’s family and property

  • Identify crime and disorder problems in your area and work with SDPD personnel to solve them

Volunteer Opportunities

We are seeking the active participation of residents to volunteer for this program.

Please help to keep our neighborhoods safe! 

Download and complete the RBNW application  

Due to the current office closure, contact

us via email to make arrangements to

turn in the application 

Volunteer Requirements 
We are seeking the active participation of residents to volunteer for this program.  
To become a volunteer, you must be a current resident of Rancho Bernardo, be 18 years of age or older, and have no felony convictions or misdemeanor convictions related to moral turpitude.
Office Support 
Staff the office on a weekly basis, providing support services to Block Captains and Rancho Bernardo residents.
Block Captains

You serve your neighbors by maintaining communications with them.

Provide crime prevention and safety information and tip-sheets as well as facilitate information exchange between neighbors.

Training for new Block Captains and other positions are held monthly. Please check the Calendar for upcoming events and training

Block Captain Duties include:

  • Create a “roster” of the residents of your block and maintain communications with your neighbors  (using email, phone, and/or door-to-door).

  • Distribute crime reports, alerts, and pertinent information from the San Diego Police Department to the neighbors in your block.

  • Organize crime prevention activities, e.g., watching homes when residents are away, providing crime prevention tip sheets to residents, etc.

  • Plan and hold at least one “block” party a year for your block (can be a potluck dinner, ice cream social, whatever you and your neighbors want to do).

Special Events
Staffing the RB Neighborhood Watch booth at events like RB Alive, July 4th Community Fair, RB Safety Fair 
Providing crime prevention and safety information.  All events will be posted on the Event Calendar