How can Lightcatch help me?

In the case of theft our formula leads to a 50% success rate versus the zero results people too often experience.

Here's the formula.

It's best if there are people nearby already involved.   5% or more is ideal

Decent video with 1-2 photos of the suspect more than double your chance of success.

Report the trouble on the Lightcatch app or this website so the community can see the trouble and safely respond. (Yes!)

Finally, there needs to be a police service with enough resources to help.

These pieces came together In 2018 when the community of Grande Prairie, Canada piloted a test of the Lightcatch service. Thousands got involved.  In 8 months they helped recover over $1.2 million of stolen goods, including 33 stolen vehicles,

(Serving Manitoba, Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia - Sep 2019)


Stop Trouble.

Before or After It Happens

People with the app can work together to help. They can text, call in, or take a photo.  
All the input appears on a map before their eyes.

Together a trail of evidence can be built.  Safely, privately, and legally everyone can help law enforcement by putting the power of a community network behind them.

Download the app now and in less than 5 minutes help make your home or work a safer place … before trouble happens.  Recently mentioned on CBC - Crime Fighting app lauded by RCMP.


Report a crime

How It Works

Get Help

Step 2

Every app user in the surrounding area is notified of the incident.  They can add information and photos that appear on a map for everyone to see.  It is safe, private, and legal.

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When trouble occurs use the Lightcatch website to upload security camera footage here. You can also use the app,  Either way it takes as few as 5 clicks and usually less than 2 minutes.

Step 1

Upload Crime Info

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The police stop trouble faster and the whole community becomes safer.  Working together there’s nowhere for trouble to hide.

Step 3

Sleep Soundly

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How To Report Trouble

Why It Works

Like cockroaches when the lights are turned on, trouble often runs for it when it knows it might be exposed and outnumbered.  Especially if the police might arrive any moment. Now when anyone with a mobile phone can help expose or warn everyone nearby it's really hard to hide.

  When we’re all working together, entire communities sleep safer at night.  

Report a crime

Don’t wait for trouble to happen near you.   Download Lightcatch today before trouble happens..

Use this free service to report trouble and alert everyone nearby.

That trouble could be a crime, an accident, something suspicious, or a threat to your safety.


Lightcatch for iPhone

Lightcatch for Android

Lightcatch for Android

Below is an example of how to report trouble using the app. If you have video footage from a security system go to Report a Crime.

Lightcatch for iPhone

The best way in the world for a community to help the police in just 82 seconds

Giving everyone in the world with a phone the ability to stop trouble.

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