Residents who want to report a crime or suspicious activity have a new way of working with police. They can just upload the footage from their doorbells and provide local investigators with access.
That’s the result of new partnerships between local police agencies and a privately owned doorbell camera company owned by Amazon. But while those partnerships are portrayed as a win-win for both residents and police, they also raise questions about the proper relationship between tech and law enforcement in an era of smart technologies.
On this week’s San Diego Explained, Voice of San Diego’s Jesse Marx and NBC 7’s Catherine Garcia go through some of those concerns.