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New Anti-Crime Cameras
Being Installed Downtown

CBS2/KCAL9 [Los Angeles, CA], by Andrea Fujii

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Posted By:earlybird, 11/10/2012 3:50:02 PM

Los Angeles — Officials said 38 anti-crime cameras will soon be installed in downtown Los Angeles. In the coming weeks, this new equipment will replace cameras which have been broken or failing for years. Andrea Fujii, reporting for CBS2 and KCAL9, says the cameras should make streets safer. She spoke with Jennifer Otto, co-owner of Wax Candy, a downtown business. With dozens of female clients, her store put a premium on safety for staffers and patrons coming in and out of her Fashion District business. Skid Row is a few blocks away. Otto says sometimes vagrants have come inside her

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I can´t believe a woman would keep a business in this part of downtown Los Angeles open until 8 PM. Mindless.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Dante, 11/10/2012 4:09:11 PM     (No. 9005662)

Hope they remembered to wrap them in razor wire to prevent them from being tagged or stolen.

Don´t regret leaving L.A. for a second, 80%+ is now Northern Tijuana anyway.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/10/2012 4:15:36 PM     (No. 9005669)

Two cops on twelve hour shifts? Wow, with time and a half figured in, these dudes will get wealthy. These will be the primo sought after jobs among the police.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: TunnelRat, 11/10/2012 4:30:34 PM     (No. 9005699)

New Anti-Privacy Cameras
Being Installed Downtown



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Reply 4 - Posted by: neenbean, 11/10/2012 4:40:24 PM     (No. 9005720)

But hey...you got who you for Gov and POUTS

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Reply 5 - Posted by: veritas, 11/10/2012 5:20:35 PM     (No. 9005779)

I have several friends in law enforcement, from university police [with significant police powers, it turns out] up to a State Police Sergeant. Every one of them tells me that nothing but nothing stops a perp in his tracks like the stern command to "Stop, or I´ll take your picture!"

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Reply 6 - Posted by: MrYules, 11/10/2012 5:33:34 PM     (No. 9005811)

A camera is a passive device, therefore cannot be "an anti-crime camera". A passive attempt cannot prevent violence, only active efforts can do that. The camera provides the illusion of "safety" to some people.



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Reply 7 - Posted by: bdog, 11/10/2012 10:39:20 PM     (No. 9006268)

Gee, after watching NCIS:Los Angeles, I thought that they already had cameras on every corner.

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