Video Camera Community Partnership Program

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About the Program:

In a continuing effort to respond to the significant increase in Property Crime in our community, our department is pleased to announce the implementation of a “Video Camera Community Partnership” program.

Individuals wishing to participate in the program must fill out the Security Camera Registration and System Information Form  in order to be added to our security camera system database.

You can click on the link above to fill out the interactive form and have it submitted directly to our Command Center.  Or you can also print the form, fill it out, and then mail it back to the address shown on the form.  Additionally, you can also fill out the form, scan it, and email it to:  videocam@venturapd.org.  

The use of security camera systems by businesses and property owners to deter criminal activity, as well as to aid in criminal investigations, has become increasingly common in many communities.  Law enforcement agencies from around the world have found that recorded security camera footage can be an important tool in their crime solving efforts.

As part of a new program to leverage the capabilities and resources of private security cameras our department encourages Ventura businesses and residents to voluntarily register their security camera(s) that view and record public areas such as streets, sidewalks, parking lots, etc., with our department. 

The program works whereby should a crime occur in the vicinity of a registered camera, a representative from the VPD might contact the registered owner of the camera and ask to review the recorded footage relevant to the date and time of the incident.         

Questions and Contact Information 

If you have any questions about the program please contact Commander Rick Murray at 805.339.4343 or via email at rmurray@venturapd.org    

Thank you for your participation.  Working together we can reduce crime.