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Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III Announces New Bernalillo County Sheriff's Office Smartphone App
Today, Bernalillo County Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III is excited to announce the release of a smartphone application. The app will serve as a new way for BCSO to connect with Bernalillo County residents and visitors, providing information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a smartphone, and a way for BCSO to receive information from the community.
The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office Smartphone app was developed by TheSheriffApp.com, a division of OCV, LLC. The app offers quick access to items of public interest and is easy to use.
In just a few clicks, users can:
● Submit a tip
● Access COVID-19 updates and resources
● Browse recent arrests
● Receive push notifications
● View the most wanted criminals in Bernalillo County
● Connect to BCSO’s social media platforms
● Read the latest news and press releases
● Research sex offenders in the area
● And much more!
To further engage the community in public safety, anyone with the app can use the "Share" feature to forward alerts and download links to friends, family, and neighbors.
“Technology is evolving and so are we,” said Sheriff Manuel Gonzales III. "With today's technological advances, it is critical to keep up with technology in order to stay connected with our communities and citizens. People are accustomed to getting news alerts/information in real-time, and that remains true for law enforcement and public safety information. During these unprecedented times it is even more important to communicate efficiently with the community."
The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office mobile app was created by TheSheriffApp.com, a division of OCV, LLC, which specializes in mobile app development for sheriff’s offices and public safety organizations across the country. “More and more public safety agencies are realizing the opportunity they have to reach and serve their public where they are…on their smartphones,” saidKevin Cummings, Vice President with OCV. “We are proud to serve BCSO and the citizens of Bernalillo County.”
The Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Office app is free and available for download in the App Store and Google Play by searching “Bernalillo Sheriff NM”.