Sharing Surveillance Video with the Police

Author: Brian Rhodes, Published on Feb 22, 2012

Sharing surveillance video with the police is a regular and important aspect of having a surveillance system. This can be crucial in prosecuting crimes committed against yourself, your neighbors or the general community. To do so, a number of important decisions need to be made. In this post, we review the steps in finding, exporting and helping police use surveillance video.

Ensuring Approval to Share

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Helping *** ******

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