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.
The agency says knowing where cameras are will help investigators solve crimes faster.READ MORE: Wildfire Sparks In Ptarmigan Wilderness Above Town Of Silverthorne
They say many times the best video evidence isn’t of the crime itself but of the streets leading to and from the scene.READ MORE: Hector Frias-Chavarria Sentenced For Drunken & Deadly Road Rage Crash
Registering your camera is entirely optional, and the information will be kept confidential. Get more information about the program at brightonco.gov.MORE NEWS: High COVID Plateau In Colorado Somewhat Dependent On Vaccines For Children
Longmont police and the El Paso County Sheriff’s office already have similar programs in place.