You just described the strategy I've decided to apply since yesterday, and tonite chatting with yet another neighbor next to my good samaritan's, also interested in the Neighborhood Watch idea, while having our after dinner smoke. Plus, he's a biker and I'm a wanna-be one ;)
See also my "update comment" below. :)
"Cyril" pronounced "see real". I code stuff.
"To study and not think is a waste. To think and not study is dangerous." -- Confucius