SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - The South Plainfield Police Department wants 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 Police Department in its overall crime prevention strategy.  Help the South Plainfield Police protect your community by registering your surveillance cameras with the Citizens’ View Security Camera Program.  Registration is fast and simple. 

Click herepdf for the registration form.

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How Does it Work?
The South Plainfield Police Department 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, the police are also not always aware who may have this potentially vital information.

The South Plainfield Police Department is asking residents and businesses around the town to register their privately owned surveillance camera systems.  As the Police Department 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.  Contrary to what some detractors say, this is NOT a Big Brother Program.  We are only interested in solving crimes and protecting your neighborhoods and town.  Many crimes have already been solved with the use of the limited cameras registered.  We need your help solving many more.

What are the benefits of registering your camera?
The Citizens’ View Security Program will help the police department to quickly identify nearby cameras that may have captured criminal activityAfter registering your camera, you would only be contacted by the South Plainfield Police if there is a criminal incident in the vicinity of your security camera.  Police personnel, if necessary, may request to view your camera footage in order to assist in the investigation.  Help make South Plainfield an undesirable place for criminals to commit crime and keep your entire community safe!

Keep your City safe!
If your residence or business has a security camera system, you can help the police investigate and solve crimes by registering your cameras:


  • Please email Det Sgt Garrett Cassio at , or call (908) 226-7662, for a registration form or with any questions.  Thank you.