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City of Toledo could soon expand a program that's letting some residents know when
a crime is happening in their neighborhood.
Old Orchard neighborhood has been using the "Eye Citizen" system for several
months. Residents are getting 911 alerts texted to their phones. The system
uses longitude and latitude to bring in 911 alerts from a quarter-mile radius
around their home.
Councilman Tom Waniewski says he wants to expand the system citywide.
also allows for an extra pair of eyes for the police department," he said. "If
you get a text alert that there's a burglary happening a half a block from
where you live, and you can poke your head out your window to see if there's a
van, a suspicious person going by, then that can help the police. I think that's
what we were looking for."
could vote next week to spend the $50,000 they approved earlier this year to
let programmers get started on the expansion.
program is completely voluntary, and there is no cost to residents who sign up
for it. It could be available citywide in early July.