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In this Friday, June 28, 2019, image made from video, a Ring doorbell camera is shown at a home in Coon Rapids, Minn. (AP Photo/Jeff Baenen)

NORTH ST. LOUIS COUNTY (KMOV.com) -- The North County Police Cooperative will give out free Ring doorbell cameras part of a new community subsidy program.

50 residents of Vinita Park, Pine Lawn and Wellston will be provided a free camera at no cost.

$5,000 in funds were provided by Beyond Housing to the North County Police Cooperative to reduce crime in the North County neighborhoods.

The program will kick off with a launch event on Aug. 26 at 3 p.m. at the Beyond Housing Headquarters located at 6506 Wright Way in Pine Lawn.

Residents are invited to attend the event in-person. The winners will be selected through a lottery system.

Mayors of the three communities will give out the cameras to the selected residents.

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