Terrell Hills police asking homeowners to volunteer for camera registration

Program would allow police to know who has cameras on home exteriors

TERRELL HILLS, Texas – The Terrell Hills Police Department is asking residents to register for their voluntary surveillance camera registration program.

"All we're looking at is compiling a list of the cameras in the city so that if we do have a crime we can pick up the phone and call you and say you called us and let us know that you have a camera, may we look at it," said Terrell Hills Assistant Chief William Foley.

The program is designed to help officers solve crimes by viewing the footage of registered residents who live near a crime scene investigation.

Residents in Terrell Hills seemed to like the idea.

"I think it's great,” said resident Martha Coerver. “If the neighborhood is willing to support it. It's a great tool for the police and resource and if you have the camera you're already curious about keeping your home and neighborhood safe."

Terrell Hills residents can register their cameras by emailing their name, address and phone number to Assistant Chief Foley at bfoley@terrell-hills.com