The Jim Thorpe Community Watch meetings will begin on Feb. 20. They will be held at 7 p.m. on the third Thursday of the month, at Memorial Park.

Featured guests will be:

Ÿ Feb. 20: Janene M. Holter will do a presentation on identity theft.

Ÿ March 20: Justin Markell will do a tour or presentation on the Carbon County Communications Center.

Ÿ April 17: Magistrate Ed Lewis will do a presentation on the criminal justice system.

Ÿ May 15: Janene M. Holter and Helene Katz will do a presentation on child predators and the social networks.

Ÿ June 19: Jim Thorpe Police Chief Joseph Schatz will do a presentation on drugs.

Ÿ July 17: Carol Alonge will do a presentation on traffic safety.

Ÿ Aug. 21: Trooper Sannie will do a presentation on gangs in the area.

Ÿ Sept. 18: Officer Matt Schwarz will do a presentation on DUIs.

Ÿ Oct. 16: Awards ceremony and last meeting of the year.