(KRON) – The Oakland Police Division has launched a pilot program. In a pilot program, the Oakland Police Division will start to make the most of viral movies of auto-burglaries in an try to catch criminals in real-time.
Starting Friday, Oakland residents who witness somebody breaking right into a automobile will be capable of direct message pictures, movies, and different info to Oakland police straight, utilizing the social media deal with @oakland-auto-burg on each Instagram and X, formally often called Twitter.
With the data the police will obtain, the surveillance crew will be capable of catch the criminals and be capable of see what areas are being focused essentially the most, in accordance with Oakland PD.
The perfect direct message can have particulars with pictures or movies of the people, the automobiles concerned, and the crime location.
The Oakland Police Division desires to remind individuals to not become involved and to remain as far-off as attainable. If you’re taking movies or pictures, it ought to solely be carried out at a secure distance.