Security Camera Registration
The Edison Police Department has created the Community CrimeCam Program which is a voluntary community safety initiative that allows both businesses and residents to partner with EPD in the fight against crime throughout the Township. Residents and business owners will now be able to register their Surveillance System with the Edison Police Department and immediately become an invaluable asset in solving crimes in their neighborhood.
When a crime occurs in a neighborhood, the Edison Police Department will call you and request a copy of the video footage. This footage will help establish leads, identify suspects and save valuable investigative time. All registered camera locations will be stored in a secure database allowing the Edison Police Department to map out locations of cameras throughout the town. Residents and Businesses will only be contacted by the Edison Police Department in the event of a crime occurring in the area of their camera coverage.
This program is entirely voluntary and consent to view video footage from your camera could be withdrawn at any time. The Edison Police Department will not request to tap in or access private video surveillance cameras. The program is not intended for active surveillance or monitoring of surveillance cameras.
If you would like to tell us that you have video surveillance and allow Officers to contact you should a crime occur in or near where your cameras are installed, we kindly ask that you let us know by filling out our registration form (click here to download) and Email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
For additional information about the Community CrimeCam Program, contact the Community Policing Unit Officer Keith Jackson by phone at 732-248-6462.
Camera System Requirements
If your residence or business has a security camera system meeting the two requirements below, you can help the Edison Police Department investigate and solve crimes by registering your camera system.
Exterior facing security camera system (video doorbell accepted)
Camera system has the ability to record and retain video.
Safe And Sound
The Edison Police Department is pleased to better support those with disabilities who may need extra help communicating in an emergency situation by implementing the Safe and Sound Program.
This program is designed to assist individuals who may have trouble communicating such as individuals with Autism, Down Syndrome and other developmental or cognitive disabilities. It is also intended for citizens who suffer from Dementia or Alzheimer's.
The Safe and Sound Program allows for the rapid identification and safe return of citizens who are unable to adequately communicate vital information about themselves to any Edison Police Officer.
Information on those who are registered in this program, including a picture of the registrant is placed in a secured database that Officers can access via computers in their patrol cars and also in centralized dispatch. This information is available 24/7.
With the information at hand, the Officers can appropriately assist the person and get them, home quickly to their loved ones.
Enrollment is free, quick and easy.
If you have information about a crime, call the Edison Crime Stoppers TIPS line. Speak clearly and be as specific as possible. Accurate descriptions of events and suspects, including names, dates, times, and locations will help us to investigate your tip.
All Calls Will Remain Confidential Your message may be anonymous
Fingerprinting services are available for Edison residents for a fee of $12.00 for 2 cards, $5.00 each additional card. Proof of residency required. There are no fingerprinting services for non-residents.
Due to INS regulations, fingerprinting for immigration can not be done by the Edison Police. You can call the INS toll-free at 1-800-755-0777 to locate an INS office near you.
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