NEWPORT NEWS, Va. (WVEC) -- Small, but powerful, video doorbells have become common sights on homes across the country. Coupled with smartphone apps, they have become key components in people's security systems, allowing homeowners to monitor activity on their property wherever they are.

Home security device company has dominated the market. With the Neighbors App, "neighborhood watch" has taken on a new life. Users receive real-time crime and safety alerts from neighbors, police, and the Ring team.

Join 13News Now at 11 p.m. on Tuesday, July 10 as we look at the security devices that are keeping neighbors informed and could help police protect communities.

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