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Chicago Proposes Rebate Program to Encourage Residents to Purchase Surveillance Cameras

To combat the never-ending cycle of gang violence in Chicago, Ald. Ray Lopez proposes offering $200 rebates to homeowners for the installation of their own security cameras if the residents allow the Chicago…


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To combat the never-ending cycle of gang violence in Chicago, Ald. Ray Lopez proposes offering $200 rebates to homeowners for the installation of their own security cameras if the residents allow the Chicago Police Department to add the camera to their video surveillance network. Stephen Sellner · May 20, 2016

A series of random shootings along a California freeway have Pittsburg City Council considering the installation of video surveillance cameras. Stephen Sellner · May 16, 2016

The Saginaw Police Department is receiving a new video management software (VMS) to store more video from the city's surveillance cameras. City Council approved the purchase on Monday. Stephen Sellner · March 16, 2016

Indiana lawmakers voted on Thursday to allow police to withhold the release of footage obtained by body cameras and dashboard cameras if they feel it will hinder investigations or put someone in harm's way. Stephen Sellner · March 14, 2016

Police in Miami are investigating a shooting that occurred outside of a woman's home when she responded to her home alarm going off. A teenage male was leaving the house at the time, then a confrontation occurred that resulted in the teenager being shot and later dying at the hospital, according to police. Stephen Sellner · March 14, 2016

A proposal was approved in Syracuse, N.Y., that will add video surveillance cameras to a dangerous neighborhood. However, one councilor is against the cameras and is in favor of increased policing instead. Stephen Sellner · March 04, 2016

Francine Barnes' home was robbed by two men Monday morning. She believes the same two men beat her son to death in an attempt to get the alarm system deactivation code. One of the attackers was seen on video surveillance. SSI Staff · March 02, 2016

The Cranston Police Department is asking homeowners and business owners to register their outdoor video surveillance cameras to provide police more access to video footage of crimes when conducting investigations. SSI Staff · February 25, 2016

In an attempt to have greater access to video evidence of crimes, Los Angeles suburb Manhattan Beach is asking homeowners to register their outdoor video surveillance cameras with the police department. Jason Knott · February 24, 2016

After police say six people were killed in Kalamazoo, Mich., by an Uber driver, the company is coming out in defense of its background checks and driver screening process. SSI Staff · February 24, 2016




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