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The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is seeking to partner with residents and business owners to help solve crime and keep our community safe. Registering your business or personal surveillance camera may help deter crime and assist the Sheriff’s Office in its overall crime prevention strategy. Help the Sheriff’s Office protect your community by registering your surveillance cameras with the Community Surveillance Partner Program. Registration is fast and simple.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is committed to our partnership with residents and business owners. Many residents and business owners currently operate surveillance systems at their homes and/or businesses. As crimes occur nearby, they are not always aware that their system may have captured information that could help solve the crime, thus keeping our community safer. In turn, law enforcement is not always aware who may have this potentially vital information.

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is asking residents and businesses around the County to register their privately owned surveillance camera systems. As the Sheriff’s Office responds to criminal incidents in our community, they may be able to use the information or footage gathered from the security cameras to assist in the apprehension and prosecution of the criminals involved.

The Community Surveillance Partner Program will help law enforcement to quickly identify nearby cameras that may have captured criminal activity. After registering your camera, you would only be contacted by the Administrative Division if there is a criminal incident in the vicinity of your security camera. Sheriff’s Office personnel, if necessary, may request to view your camera footage in order to assist in the investigation. Help make Montgomery County an undesirable place for criminals to commit crime and keep your entire community safe!

Community Surveillance Partner Program

If you have a security camera system, you can help law enforcement investigate and solve crimes by registering your camera by:

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office
211 East 3rd Street Suite. 209
Montgomery City, MO. 63361

Let potential criminals know you’re working with the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office by printing and posting a signs on a window or door in your home or business. Download a printable PDF sign warning of surveillance cameras in use (PDF).

 Terms of Use: The goal of the program is to both deter and solve crime, while ensuring public safety. This will be accomplished collaboratively between the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and the communities we serve. Accordingly, all registrants agree to the following terms and conditions:

Your participation in this program is voluntary and you may discontinue your participation at any time by emailing us at

  • By participating in the program, you are not acting as an agent and/or employee of the County of Montgomery and/or the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

  • The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office shall not be responsible for any maintenance or repairs.

  • If a criminal incident occurs in the vicinity of your security camera, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office may contact you to review footage that may provide information regarding the criminal incident.

  • If there is information relevant to the criminal incident on the security camera, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office will request a copy of the relevant information.

  • By participating in the program, you are indicating a willingness to voluntarily share the relevant video footage however, you are not obligated to provide relevant video footage upon request by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.

  • You are not obligated to keep your security system on at all times or to repair malfunctions.

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