Register your home security camera to help Kettering PD


NEW AT 10…PREVENTING BREAK-INS AND BURGLARIES IN KETTERING…WHY POLICE WANT TO PARTNER WITH HOMEOWNERS WHO HAVE VIDEO SURVEILLANCE SYSTEMS BROOKE:ALSO NEW AT 10…THE FEDERAL CHARGES A COLUMBUS POLICE OFFICER IS FACING AFTER BEING CAUGHT ON CAMERA KICKING A HANDCUFFED MAN IN THE HEAD… MARK:CONTINUING COVERAGE OF THE RESCUE EFFORTS FOLLOWING FLORENCE ….HOW PETA IS ENSURING ANIMALS AREN’T LEFT BEHIND IN THE DANGEROUS FLOODING… BROOKE:AND AN ELDERLY COUPLE CONTINUES TO SHOW THEIR LOVE OF HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL YEARS AFTER THEIR SON GRADUATES… THEY’RE ANOTHER REASON TO LOVE DAYTON… MARK:BUT FIRST AT 10… KETTERING RESIDENTS WITH VIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS IN THEIR HOMES ARE BEING ASKED TO PARTNER WITH POLICE. BROOKE: IT’S ALL TO REDUCE CRIME IN THE CITY… BROOKE:2 NEWS REPORTER JUDITH RETANA SPOKE WITH OFFICIALS AND JOINS US LIVE IN KETTERING ABOUT THE NEW COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP EFFORT… JUDITH RETANAVIDEO SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS ARE BECOMING MUCH MORE COMMON. REGISTERING YOURS WITH THE KETTERING POLICE DEPARTMENT ALLOWS YOU TO HELP IF THERE’S EVER A CRIME IN YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD. KETTERING POLICE ARE STILL TRYING TO IDENTIFY THIS MAN. HE WAS FILMED ON A HOME SURVEILLANCE SYSTEM EARLIER THIS MONTH. POLICE SAY HE FORCED HIMSELF INTO A HOME ON THE 2200 BLOCK OF SOUTH PATTERSON AND BEAT AN ELDERLY MAN. OFFICER JOE FERRELL/KETTE RING POLICE DEPARTMENT: “WE’RE HOPING THAT IF WE GET ENOUGH PEOPLE TO SEE THAT VIDEO THAT WE CAN GET SOMEONE WHO CAN IDENTIFY HIM.”VIDEO LIKE THIS OFTEN HELPS FIND SUSPECTS. ITS WHY KETTERING IS ASKING RESIDENTS TO REGISTER THEIR SURVEILLANCE CAMERAS WITH THEM TO HELP SOLVE MORE CASES FERRELL: “IF ANYTHING HAPPENS ESPECIALLY IF THERE’S A RASH OF CRIMES, WE CAN PIN POINT THOSE CAMERAS AND SEE IF WE CAN FIND ANY VIDEO”ABOUT TWO DOZEN HOMES ARE SIGNED UP SO FAR.FERRELL: “WE CAN GO AND CONTACT THOSE CITIZENS AND JUST ASK TO LOOK AT THEIR VIDEO FEED THAT’S BEEN ARCHIVED”RESIDENT JIM MORGAN SAYS HAVING REGISTERED CAMERAS IN HIS NEIGHBORHOOD WOULD MAKE HIM FEEL SAFER. JIM MORGAN/KETTERING RESIDENT: “I THINK ITS A GREAT IDEA. IT WOULD REALLY CUT DOWN ON CRIME IF PEOPLE COULD SEE THINGS THAT MAYBE SOMEBODY ELSE DOESN’T SEE”AS CAMERAS BECOME MORE AFFORDABLE AND VIDEO QUALITY INCREASES, THE POLICE DEPARTMENT HOPES THEIR ABILITY TO HELP SOLVE CRIMES INCREASES TOO. JUDITH RETANAIF YOU WANT TO REGISTER YOUR CAMERA WITH KETTERING POLICE, YOU CAN FIND A LINK TO THAT ON OUR WEBSITE… WDTN DOT COM.. JUST CLICK ON THIS ARTICLE. AND IF YOU RECOGNIZE THE MAN IN THAT SURVEILLANCE VIDEO, YOU ARE ASKED TO CONTACT POLICE. LIVE IN KETTERING JUDITH RETANA 2 NEWS WORKING FOR YOU.

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