How Shreveport Residents Can Apply to Get Free Home Camera
SHREVEPORT, LA - Shreveport is kicking off a program to get more cameras out in the neighborhoods. The city is starting a grassroots effort to help residents combat crime across the community.
As a part of Operation Safe Neighborhoods, the City of Shreveport is offering its residents equipment designed to give homeowners and law enforcement additional tools to assist with public and personal safety.
Mayor Tom Arceneaux says:
Operation Safe Neighborhoods will be tremendous for our City. As we continue to fight crime, having doorbell cameras is another way to assist the police in solving many of our crimes and also deter perpetrators.Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
Residents can apply now to get this equipment which will include a video doorbell, installation, and a one-year subscription to security monitoring services. Applications are limited to one (1) per household.
Councilwoman Tabatha Taylor says “Public Safety is a priority of Government. This is a critical tool to help ensure an added layer of security in our most vulnerable neighborhoods.”
Police Chief Wayne Smith says “we are very encouraged by our citizens having the opportunity to embrace technology throughout our city. These types of cameras have proven to be an integral tool to law enforcement in deterring and investigating crimes in our area. We look forward to implementing these cameras and commend those taking action to keep our community safe. We encourage these citizens to contact the Real Time Crime Center to ensure that these cameras are registered so that they can be utilized to prevent and solve crimes in the area.”
The City is now accepting applications from residents who want to get home cameras. You can click here to apply for the program.
Paper applications may also be printed, and hand-delivered to the City Council office located at 505 Travis Street 4th Floor. Applications MUST be printed and completed with all required attachments before delivery.
Who Can Apply for this Program?
1. Reside within the city limits.
2. Register with the City of Shreveport’s Real Time Crime Center.
3. Provide a copy of a driver’s license or identification card.
4. Must not already own a video doorbell.
For questions about this program please contact the Department of Community Development at (318) 673-5900.
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