It’s a sign of the times—even smaller cities are getting their share of police surveillance cameras. Despite criticism and privacy concerns, cities across the state are being littered with cameras that record everything, all in hopes of preventing crime or catching bad guys. But, are they worth the effort? Toledo Police seem to think so. [Read more…]
Weinland Park has experienced a drop in crime rates—a 46 percent drop in the past year. The Hilltop saw a 44 percent decrease, and both Mount Vernon and Linden have experienced drops of 14 percent. What do these Columbus communities have in common? They’ve all had police cameras installed.