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Mayor Sullivan’s Big Ambitions

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“Introduce closed circuit television cameras to deter public disorder and support our police in the capturing of individuals breaking the law.”

It will not do anything for the first as experience in the UK has shown, but if they manage to actually store the video and get someone to look at all of it, it can help with catching people after offences have been committed. But, to give one early and eerie example, cctv was not enough to save James Bulger.

Written by Stephen Rees

December 21, 2006 at 10:20 am

Posted in politics

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