BRIGHTON, Colo. (CBS4) – Surveillance cameras aren’t just a great tool for homeowners, they are also helpful for police. That’s why the Brighton Police Department is asking people to register their cameras.

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The agency says knowing where cameras are will help investigators solve crimes faster.

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They say many times the best video evidence isn’t of the crime itself but of the streets leading to and from the scene.

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Registering your camera is entirely optional, and the information will be kept confidential. Get more information about the program at

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Longmont police and the El Paso County Sheriff’s office already have similar programs in place.