Potter County Sheriff's Office joins 'Neighbors' crime tracking app

POTTER COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - Residents in Potter County can take advantage of a new service being offered by the sheriff's office and video doorbell maker Ring.

Potter County Sheriff's Office will join the Neighbors app, available for both Apple and Android devices.

The app provides real-time updates on reported crimes within neighborhoods in the county.

According to the sheriff's office, the app has been credited with the arrest of package thieves, burglars and other suspected criminals.

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Potter County Sheriff Brian Thomas said the app is an equalizer in the fight against crime.

"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," said Sheriff Thomas.

Residents can also opt-into alerts for new posts within the app, giving real-time updates on new incidents as they occur.

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