The Kennesaw Police Department announces the new Kennesaw Community Watch program with two new registries for residents and business owners.
“In keeping with our intentional efforts to create partnerships with our community, we are excited to announce a new program,” says Kennesaw Chief of Police Bill Westenberger.
“Kennesaw Community Watch allows our citizens and businesses free registration for camera and security alarm systems with the police department. Through registration, we are able to work with residents and businesses to help keep our community safer. Updated information maintains an accurate point of contact to help with our outreach.”
The City of Kennesaw Police Department is inviting residential and business owners to register their security alarm and camera systems and keep their registration information current. The Kennesaw Community Watch registration program is a police/community alarm and video partnership that operates on a voluntary basis with homeowners, neighborhoods and business owners, who own private security alarms and/or video surveillance systems. There is no fee or cost involved in registering your alarm or camera system.
Following a crime, police officers often go door-to-door to seek any cameras in the area that might have captured any portion of the crime or a fleeing vehicle. This process is time consuming and can delay the apprehension of the criminal at large. By registering a camera, the owner is volunteering the police department to contact them in case a crime occurs in their area. A law enforcement officer will be able to sign into a confidential database to ascertain who has cameras in the area to obtain this vital information and move forward with their investigation in a timely manner.
Security alarm registration helps in a similar way by maintaining an updated list of residences and businesses with alarm systems. With access to accurate contact information, our officers are able to serve the community more effectively and efficiently.
Alarm Registration www.kennesaw-ga.gov/alarm-registration/
Camera Registration www.kennesaw-ga.gov/online-security-camera-registration-form/