Policy: Registration is voluntary and there is no cost associated with registration. Registering your information does not provide the PVEPD with direct access to your camera. You may delete your registration at any time. All individual’s personal information will be kept confidential by the City unless subject to disclosure by court order. Your information will only be accessed by law enforcement personnel who are investigating a crime in the vicinity of where your camera is located.
You will only be contacted by the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department in the future if there is a criminal incident in the vicinity of your security camera. Police personnel, if necessary, may request a copy of any video captured by your camera, which may assist in the investigation of a crime.
1. Any footage containing or related to criminal activity may be collected by the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department for use as evidence during any stage of a criminal proceeding.
2. Under no circumstances shall registrants construe that they are acting as an agent and/or employee of the City of Palos Verdes Estates and/or the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department through the program.
3. If necessary, the Palos Verdes Estates Police Department will contact you directly, using the information provided on this site, to request the appropriate video surveillance footage.