Adding and replacing police cameras

Adding and replacing police cameras


CITY-OWNED SECURITY CAMERAS AT INTERSECTIONS ACROSS INDIANAPOLIS ARE NOT WORKING. THE CAMERAS ARE AN IMPORTANT CRIME FIGHTING TOOLS BUT MANY ARE BROKEN AND OUT-DATED. MARY MILZ FOUND OUT WHAT THE CITY IS DOING TO FIX THAT. .44 NAT SOT FIVE 18 FATTS SOUL FOOD HUT OPENED JUST A FEW MONTHS AGO AT 40TH AND BOULEVARD. THE OWNERS LOVE IT HERE. SOT 51:24 IT’S BEAUTIFUL… LOT OF TRAFFIC CLOSE TO BUTLER… HOPING TO GET SOME OF THE BUTLER CROWD. THE AREA HAS STRUGGLED WITH CRIME SOME… A POLICE CAMERA PUT UP SEVERAL YEARS AGO STILL KEEPS WATCH. SOT 5215 DO YOU THINK IT HELP? I DO I THINK THEY HELP JUST KNOWING IT’S THERE… AND ASSUMING THE CAMERA WORKS. SOT 42:05 SO THAT CHANGES -IT CHANGES MINUTE BY MINUTE. POLICE CONFIRM AS OF TODAY… NEARLY HALF OF THE CITY’S 130 CAMERAS ARE NOT WORKING.. BECAUSE OF AGE, WEATHER AND CONNECTIVITY ISSUES SOT 42.15 THAT’S WHY WERE UPGRADING EXACTLY WE WANT CAMERAS UP ALL THE TIME… LT MATTHEW THOMAS SHOWED US ONE OF THE NEW CAMERAS GOING UP TO REPLACE 34 OLD ONES LIKE THIS… THEY’RE HIGH TECH, HIGH-DEF AND AUTO- FOCUS. SOT 34:23 THIS GIVES US THE CAPABILITY TO READ LICENSE PLATES WHILE CARS ARE MOVING AND TO FOLLOW PEOPLE AS THEY’RE MOVING OR RUNNING AWAY FROM A CRIME SCENE 32 THIS MOBILE UNIT WITH ONE OF THE NEW CAMERAS WILL BE USED DOWNTOWN HIS WEEKEND. THE HOPE IS HAVE ALL 34 IN PLACE BY YEAR’S END… AND TO BRING MORE HI-DEF CAMERAS ON LINE AS MORE MONEY BECOMES AVAILABLE MARY MILZ SO WHAT’S THE PRICE OF REPLACING THESE EYES IN THE SKY? THE CITY IS SETTING ASIDE A QUARTER OF A MILLION DOLLARS. THAT MONEY PAYS FOR NEW CAMERAS, THE INSTALLATION AND

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