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Thursday, October 3, 2019
MOUNT VERNON JOINS NEIGHBORS BY RING FOR CRIME AND SAFETY MONITORING!
Mayor Wallace and the Mount Vernon Police Department Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring to Provide Users with Real-Time, Local Crime and Safety Information
Neighbors aims to reduce crime in neighborhoods by connecting people, security cameras and law enforcement
MOUNT VERNON –The Mount Vernon Police Department has announced that it is joining the Neighbors app by Ring to provide Mount Vernon residents with real-time, local crime and safety information. Neighbors by Ring is the latest new crimefighting tool adopted by the Mount Vernon Police Department The Neighbors network already has millions of users and has been instrumental in catching package thieves, stopping burglaries and keeping neighborhoods safe.
Residents can download the free Neighbors app, join their neighborhood, and anonymously use the app to: view neighborhood activity; share crime and safety-related videos, photos and text-based posts; and receive real-time safety alerts from their neighbors, local law enforcement and the Ring team.
“Utilizing The Neighbors App will help us identify persons who engage in criminal activity from car break ins to burglaries. The goal of the Police Department is to implement crime reduction strategies that will deter crime and solve crimes quicker while providing a safe city for all who live, work, play and pray in Mount Vernon” said the Commissioner of Mount Vernon Police Department, Shawn Harris.
● Customize the geographic area you want to receive notifications for (users must verify where they are located and cannot participate in other neighborhoods).
● Receive real-time alerts from your neighbors, local law enforcement and the Ring team that inform of crime and safety alerts as they happen.
● View local crime and safety posts via a live feed or interactive map.
● Share text updates, photos and videos taken on any device, including Ring’s home security devices.
● Work with your community to make neighborhoods safer.
Neighbors is a neighborhood watch app that provides real-time, local crime and safety information. Download the free Neighbors app (iOS/Android), join your neighborhood, and use the app to: monitor neighborhood activity; share crime and safety-related videos, photos and text-based posts; and receive real-time safety alerts from your neighbors, local law enforcement and the Ring team. Download Neighbors (iOS/Android) today to join your digital neighborhood watch. For more information visitwww.ring.com/neighbors.
Ring's mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities. Ring is an Amazon company. The Ring product line, along withNeighborsby Ring, enable Ring to offer affordable, whole-home and neighborhood security devices and services. In fact, one Los Angeles neighborhood saw a 55 percent decrease in home break-ins after Ring Doorbells were installed on just ten percent of homes. For more information, visit www.ring.com. With Ring, you’re always home.