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Fayetteville Police Department Launches Community Engagement Tool

Post Date:02/02/2018 4:01 AM

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Gina V. Hawkins

Chief of Police

Release: IMMEDIATE          

Contact:  Sgt. S. Strepay, Public Information Officer

Date: February 2, 2018          

Phone: (910) 433-1374

 

Fayetteville Police Department Launches Community Engagement Tool

 

(Fayetteville, NC) – The Fayetteville Police Department has launched a mobile app designed to enhance real-time community engagement. The app has the ability to submit anonymous tips, provides the ability for citizens to complete/view police reports, and provides the ability for the department to send citizens push notification alerts for high profile incidents or road closures. The mobile app has been designed to keep the community informed.

 

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The mobile app, named FayPD, is available for download for iPhone users on the App Store and for Android Users on Google Play. 

By downloading and using the mobile app, citizens will be able to: 

  • Look up information about the Fayetteville Police Department
  • View department policies and procedures
  • View recruiting information
  • Read current media releases
  • View an event calendar, including a list of community watch meetings
  • View crime mapping
  • Submit electronic police reports for select reports
  • View any previously submitted report, whether it was submitted through the app or through traditional methods
  • Submit anonymous tips directly to the Fayetteville / Cumberland County Crimestoppers organization
  • Receive push notifications from the department on major crime trends, prolific wanted offenders, and major road closures/crashes
  • And much more! 

There is no cost to download the FayPD app, however data rates from your wireless carrier may apply. Upon downloading the app, users will be asked to grant permissions for the app to utilize their device’s location. The location use is requested in order to personalize push notifications and to provide the user’s current location when submitting a mobile police report.

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