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Video Surveillance Cameras Help Police in Pa. Arrest Suspected Killer

Thanks to video surveillance cameras in Harrisburg, Pa., a suspected killer is behind bars. The security camera footage helped police identify 19-year-old Shamir Hunter.


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A recent study found that jurors watching video surveillance footage of a crime in slow motion are far more likely to be ready to convict the alleged criminal than if the video was seen in full speed. Stephen Sellner · August 03, 2016

Thanks to video surveillance cameras in Harrisburg, Pa., a suspected killer is behind bars. The security camera footage helped police identify 19-year-old Shamir Hunter. Stephen Sellner · June 28, 2016

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




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