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Chicago Transit Authority Stations Get Security Cameras

If you take advantage of rapid transit in Chicago, come Memorial Day, you’ll be on camera. The Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) is putting cameras in all 144 of its rapid transit stations by the end of May. Chicago already has what the Chicago Sun-Times has referred to as, “nation’s most extensive and integrated camera network.” …

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Connecticut Residents Use Cameras to Deter Speeders

If you’re driving on Terry Road between Bloomfield and Hartford Connecticut you may want to slow down. A few neighborhood residents who call themselves the “Terry Road Action Committee” have mounted two surveillance cameras on a tree along side of the road. They say their goal was to protect the over 30 children who live …

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Boston’s Green Line Trolleys to Get Security Cameras

According to the Boston Globe, the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority (MBTA) will be putting security cameras on the Green Line trolleys as part of a safety initiative. Funded with $500,000 from the Department of Homeland Security, a pilot program that allows the MBTA to test the cameras on the underground trolleys will begin soon. The …

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Security Cameras in Government Facilities

In 2008, the Department of Homeland Security requested an 8% increase in their budget, most of which went to purchasing and installing Security Cameras. This government trend toward surveillance is not just happening at the federal level. City, county, and state governments are updating their old systems putting more security cameras in high-crime areas, jails, …

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