Ring’s police collaborations didn’t decelerate in 2020 despite controversies — if something, they ramped up. The Monetary Instances reports that the Amazon-owned sensible dwelling safety model now has 2,014 police and hearth division partnerships within the US, with 1,189 of them added in 2020. Montana and Wyoming are the one two states the place Ring doesn’t have some sort of alliance.
These departments are making use of the team-ups, too. Ring mentioned that departments requested movies for over 22,335 incidents in 2020. There wasn’t comparable 2019 information, however some first responders have been busier than others. Milwaukee police, as an example, requested movies for 431 incidents simply within the second half of 2020 as a consequence of a excessive stage of homicides.