Tag: survelliance cameras

Urban Politics #331 Legislation Required to Balance Safety and Privacy

February 20th, 2013

For me the question is when should a free society allow personal activities that occur in public to come under 24/7 surveillance? We must always strive for a balance that provides for safety without compromising the principles of our democracy.

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Urban Politics #258: Surveillance Cameras In Parks

June 10th, 2008

Monday June 9th, the City Council took two votes on placing surveillance cameras in three parks for a trial period of no more than 21 months.

Council Bill 116226 authorized the Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR) to install them and released $850,000 to do so and the second Council Bill 116225, restricted DPR to a pilot program and set up policies by ordinance for the use and installation of such cameras.

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