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Chicago Mayor Wants A Surveillance Camera On Every Corner

Posted By admin On February 20, 2009 @ 10:21 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Fran Spielman
Chicago Sun-Times
Friday, February 20, 2009

Mayor Daley has argued that security and terrorism won’t be an issue if his Olympic dreams come true because, by 2016, there will be a surveillance camera on every street corner in Chicago.

But even before that blanket coverage begins, the “Big Brother’’ network is being put to better use.

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Call takers and dispatchers now see real-time video if there is a surveillance cameras within 150 feet of a 911 call, thanks to a $6 million upgrade to the city’s “computer-aided dispatch” system.

When live video appears, call takers can pan, tilt and zoom those cameras to get the best possible view of a crime or disaster scene.

Full story here. [2]


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[2] Full story here.: http://www.suntimes.com/news/politics/1440402,mayor-daley-emergency-surveillance-cameras.article

[3] ACLU calls for ban on new Chicago surveillance cameras: http://www.prisonplanet.com/aclu-calls-for-ban-on-new-chicago-surveillance-cameras.html

[4] Mayor Bloomberg pushes for traffic light cameras ‘on every corner’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/mayor-bloomberg-pushes-for-traffic-light-cameras-on-every-corner.html

[5] No Evidence Chicago Red Light Cameras Based on Safety — System Made $71 Million Last Year: http://www.prisonplanet.com/no-evidence-chicago-red-light-cameras-based-on-safety-system-made-71-million-last-year.html

[6] Court: Obama ex-aide ineligible to run for Chicago mayor: http://www.prisonplanet.com/court-obama-ex-aide-ineligible-to-run-for-chicago-mayor.html

[7] Son Of Israeli Terrorist Rahm Emanuel Elected Mayor Of Chicago: http://www.prisonplanet.com/son-of-israeli-terrorist-rahm-emanuel-elected-mayor-of-chicago.html

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