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Alhambra residents can now share videos with police department through Ring app

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Alhambra , CA United States

The Alhambra Police Department is partnering with Ring Smart Home Security on an app that would allow users to share footage from their home security cameras with law enforcement, according to a press release.

Those who download the Neighbors By Ring app can upload photos and videos from their Ring doorbells or home security cameras. Users in their neighborhood radius can view and comment on those reports.

In addition, the Alhambra Police Department can request video and photos from a certain neighborhood radius for their police work and can also send out alerts to users through the app.

“The Alhambra Police Department’s use of the Neighbors portal will allow them to communicate with residents and share photos, videos and information regarding crime and suspicious activity,” said Alhambra Police Sgt. Steven Carr in the press release. “The partnership evolved from the unprecedented value that Ring video footage has proven to be to law enforcement throughout the country.”

Users can choose which videos to upload and can even set a timeframe for how long they’re posted to the app, said Carr in a phone call with the Alhambra Source. He added that Ring, whose parent company is Amazon, has a lot of safeguards and protocols to protect account security, as detailed in their terms of service.

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