On 7 April 2019 at around 6pm, a Jaguar XF and $23,500 worth of valuables were reported stolen from East Coast Car Park. How the police was able to arrest the suspect within 72 hours of the reported crime? Thanks to the important evidence from the dashcams of the other cars within the same car park.
This story is based on an actual police case and was produced for CrimeWatch, Episode 6 (2020) which was aired on Channel 5 on 28th October 2020 at 8.30pm. You can also watch it from this link.
You can find several BlackVue dashcams found on the witnesses cars of this video.
Witnesses with the BlackVue dashcam have helped the investigating officers with the video recorded while their vehicle are parked. Parking mode is an important feature of BlackVue dashcams enabling the dashcam to record only when there's motion or impact been detected, this will save the memory space and prolong the recording hours before the video starts to overwrite. Learn more about BlackVue Parking Mode and other new features here.
Removing the microSD card from the BlackVue DR590-1CH. This is our simple dashcam which is recording in Full HD @60fps, learn more from this link.
BlackVue DR650GW series dashcam is our WiFi dashcam which is recording in Full HD 30fps. It was replaced with DR750S series and comes with Full HD @60fps and with Cloud features as well, you can find out more from this link.
Dashcam with built-in WiFi is much more user friendlier, user can view the recorded video via smartphone even though there's no LCD screen on the dashcam. This is how one of the witnesses show the crucial evidence of the theft taken place to the police.
Learn more about BlackVue BlackVue WiFi features from the wide range of dashcams here.
YoCrucial evidence from the microSD card was obtained by the police officer for further investigation. Please make sure you use compatible microSD card for our dashcam for the best stability and integrity of the video recorded. Learn more from our FAQ page or contact us for more details.
Have you join Vehicles on Watch? Vehicles On Watch (VOW) is a project that partners residents with in-vehicle cameras with the police to keep the neighbourhood safe. We participated in the first VOW community event in 2015, learn more from here.
You can contact any of your nearby neighbourhood police centre to learn more about the Vehicles on Watch.
Credits for photos and videos to Mediacorp.