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Should police and the county sheriff install security cameras in downtown Lawrence?

Response Percent Votes
Yes
 
55% 425
No
 
39% 302
Not sure
 
4% 38
Total 765

Comments

RoeDapple 2 years, 2 months ago

The average Briton is photographed 300 times per day.

(Source; RoeDy's House of Paranoia and Apocalypse Retreat)

(Tinfoil hats still an amazingly low $6.95)

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50YearResident 2 years, 2 months ago

Security cameras can be good for downtown Lawrence if purchased and put in place without a bunch of "brother-in-law" deals. However the real cost of opperation needs to be public information. We don't want another "T" (empty) deal that will cost an the tax payers an arm and a leg to maintain and opperate. We want to know the real costs before cameras are allowed so we can determine if it is worthwhile to do over the long run.

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true_patriot 2 years, 2 months ago

If we wanted to live in a surveillance society we'd move to NYC or London. Lawrence isn't big enough to join the headlong plunge away from the ideals this country was founded on in the name of nailing the occasional graffiti artist.

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riverdrifter 2 years, 2 months ago

They could place inexpensive cameras up high in alley ways and just let them click away. Disguise them & don't download them until it's needed.

http://www.reconyx.com/hyperfire.php?model=SC&id=96

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