City of Kankakee issued the following announcement on Aug. 16.
Residents can now partner with the Kankakee Police Department to help reduce crime and improve public safety in the community right from their smartphone. The Neighbors by Ring app provides residents with alerts happening in their neighborhood. Users can then share updates, as well as, tips, video, and photos with the police department. The goal is to work together to create safer neighborhoods in the community. All tips provided by users are anonymous unless residents choose to identify themselves. Kankakee residents can text kankakeeil to 555888 to download the app. For more information, visit citykankakee-il.gov or download.ring.com/kankakee.
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