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TOLEDO, OH (Toledo News Now) -
are currently 75 crime cameras in the Glass City, with more to start rolling in
the cameras were first set up last year, police say crime has gone down
significantly in areas with cameras.
we first brought that out, we had all the people that were concerned about…big
brother watching, and all this other stuff," said Mayor Mike Bell. "Now we've
got people that are actually ordering cameras. They want to be a part of this
system because they've found out how well it works."
the 75 cameras, 72 are marked, and three are less obvious to spot. Police say
that's for good reason.
have covert cameras also, that are used for investigations, and for areas where
we just want to have some surveillance in the area, without necessarily letting
everybody know that there's a camera there," explained Toledo Police Captain
are now gearing up to roll out at least 70 more cameras in coming months. Where
they will be placed is based on crime data.
to cars, violent crime is also a major thing we're looking at, but we're
looking at the minor crimes, too," Troendle said. "The regular assaults, the
loitering, those kinds of crimes that we feel the cameras can impact."
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