Wednesday, February 20, 2013

First Slice 2/20/13: City Council OKs $1 million for security cameras to be installed in city parks, recreation centers

Posted By on Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 7:46 AM

City Council voted yesterday to spend nearly $1 million on security cameras, which will soon overlook city parks, pools, and recreation centers. The added surveillance comes, along with Mayor Reed's recent call to increase school security, as part of the Atlanta Police's expansive 10,000-camera initiative.

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