Amazon’s Ring sells a line of motion-detecting, Internet-connected cameras for use in doorbells, peepholes and inside the home. The company has signed video-sharing deals with more than 600 police departments nationwide. (Ring)

“This month, the company said Ring doorbell buttons had been pressed 15.8 million times on Halloween, up from 8.3 million times last year. The peak time in Houston was 7 p.m., with more than 300,000 rings. How many of those trick-or-treaters had their image captured by Ring cameras is unknown.”

Source : Ring: Doorbell camera footage can be kept by police forever and shared with whomever they’d like – The Washington Post