Union City Police Department Joins ‘Neighbors’ by Ring to Provide Users with Real-Time, Local Crime and Safety Information

Neighbors aims to reduce crime in communities by connecting people, security cameras and law enforcement.

Union City, New Jersey—The Union City Police Department today is joining the free Neighbors app by Ring to provide the Union City/Hudson County community with real-time, local crime and safety information. The Neighbors network already has millions of users and has been instrumental in catching package thieves, stopping burglaries, and keeping neighborhoods safe.

Residents can text ‘unioncitynj’ to 555888 from their smartphone to download the Neighbors app for free on iOS and Android and use the app to; join their neighborhood, share crime and safety-related videos, photos and text-based posts; and receive real-time safety alerts from their neighbors, local law enforcement and the Ring team.

How It Works

  • Text ‘unioncitynj’ to 555-888 or click here: https://download.ring.com/unioncity from your smartphone to download the app for free on iOS and Android.
  • Opt-in to join your neighborhood.
  • Customize the geographic area you want to receive notifications for (users must verify where they are located and cannot participate in other neighborhoods).
  • Share text updates, photos and videos taken on any device, including Ring’s home security devices.
  • Work with your community to make neighborhoods safer.

About Union City Police Department

Our philosophy has always been to foster a strong relationship with our residents and the community as a whole. We strive on being accessible to our community. We encourage our residents, “if you see something, say something”, so that we can keep our city safe.