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Fort Pierce Police Department today announced its partnership with Ring to provide area residents with real-time, local crime and safety information through their Neighbors app, which is free to download.
Neighbors by Ring was created to allow residents to monitor neighborhood activity; share crime and safety-related videos, photos and text-based posts; and receive instant safety alerts from neighbors, local law enforcement and the Ring team. The app can be downloaded via iOS/Android at http://download.ring.com/fortpiercepd.
Fort Pierce joins millions of users of the Neighbors network that has been instrumental in catching delivery package thieves, preventing burglaries, and keeping neighborhoods safe.
“I am so honored to have the Fort Pierce Police Department collaborate with Ring,” said Chief Diane Hobley-Burney. “This new technology will enhance the safety of our citizens, strengthen our partnership with our community, and provide an additional tool to assist us in solving crimes.”
Jamie Siminoff, Chief Inventor and Founder of Ring, said: “We’re excited to have the Fort Pierce Police Department join Neighbors to keep their community up-to-date on local crime and safety information. Over the past few years we have learned that, when neighbors, the Ring team, and law enforcement all work together, we can create safer communities. Neighbors is meant to facilitate real-time communication between these groups, while maintaining neighbor privacy first and foremost. By bringing security to every neighbor with the free Neighbors app, the Fort Pierce community can stay on top of crime and safety alerts as they happen.”
How It Works
● Download the Neighbors app (via iOS/Android here: http://download.ring.com/fortpiercepd).
● Opt-in to join your neighborhood.
● 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.
About Fort Pierce Police Department
The Fort Pierce Police Department is comprised of 126 dedicated brave officers and 40 support staff under the leadership and direction of Chief Diane Hobley-Burney. The Department is committed to our motto “In Honor We Serve.” The philosophy of the department is to use a community partnership approach to keep our city safe.
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 visit www.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 with Neighbors by 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.
Agency Media Contact
Audria Moore-WellsPublic Information Officer
(O) 772.467.68014 (C) 772.216.4350
Neighbors Media Contact
Public Relations Coordinator, Neighbors by Ring