October 4, 2013
Spotting Real-Time Crime Takes a Village
Deploying cameras and the required support systems can be a resource challenge for cities. Some larger cities in the United States, for example, have been able to deploy camera networks with the aid of funding from the federal government. These camera systems are largely built to protect homeland security targets and are not always in the locations that need monitoring on a daily basis. Homeland security cameras may be placed near financial districts, museums, high-end shopping areas, tourist destinations, hotels, etc., but it is difficult to justify federal homeland security funds for cameras in a neighborhood known for drugs and gang activity.
To read the rest of the blog by Motorola’s Jeff Menken, click here.
To see a 45-second video of Motorola’s Jason Hutchens giving an overview of the Real-Time Crime Center solution at the ASIS International show in Chicago, click here.