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San Francisco police seek help of private surveillance cameras

San Francisco police seek help of private surveillance cameras

| September 12, 2014

Giving police a new tool for investigating crime, San Jose, the Bay Area’s largest city, has approved a registry of private surveillance cameras. Currently, cops in California are looking to give police departments access to private surveillance cameras. In this public participation approach, residents and businesses can get their cameras registered with local police departments […]

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Assessing the future of video surveillance

Assessing the future of video surveillance

| January 8, 2014

As events like the Boston Marathon bombings occur, people are becoming more amenable to video surveillance. Today, video surveillance is no longer limited to traditional security but is also found in retail, government, transport, and other areas. The video surveillance market is expected to grow by over 12 percent globally this year, as compared to 2013, according […]

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Profit and terrorism: surveillance camera sales rise after attacks

Profit and terrorism: surveillance camera sales rise after attacks

| May 7, 2013

Surveillance camera footage was the hero in the successful capture of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.  It was “a camera outside the Lord & Taylor department store that provided the first glimpse of the men who allegedly bombed the Boston Marathon.” Homeland Security Official Stewart Baker, who watched the events unfold, “expects to see more […]

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