MOORESTOWN, N.J., (CBS) — Police in Moorestown, New Jersey have announced a residential and commercial surveillance camera registration program to fight crime.

They are asking homeowners and business owners to register their surveillance cameras.

READ MORE: Woman Beaten To Death With Pipe Inside Old City Office Building, Police Say

Police say footage captured by those cameras can be vital in solving crimes.

According to police, having people register their cameras can save time allowing officers to more easily track down video evidence.

READ MORE: Suspect Arrested After Holding Teen Girl Hostage During Barricade In Overbrook, Police Say

“We’re not going to access your system, we’re going to contact you if we think your camera may have captured something and we’ll make arrangements with you to view the video if you so desire,” said Moorestown Police Lt. Lee Lieber.

Police say to register your privately owned surveillance camera systems at Crime Reports, visit: https://www.crimereports.com/camera_registration.

MORE NEWS: PennDOT Dealing With Twin Challenges As Latest Winter Storm Bears Down On Philadelphia Region

If you have any questions about this program, police say to contact them at 856-914-3092 or detectives@moorestownpd.com.