Should Senior Citizens Monitor City Surveillance Cameras?

In the past couple months we've come across two stories where cities are tapping the 65+ crowd to monitor municipal surveillance systems. In Easton, PA senior volunteers monitor the city's cameras and take down notes on suspicious activity (see photo below). And in Banning, California police are asking its "senior community" to volunteer to watch its 12 cameras. Is this an emerging trend? Do you know of any of examples of this? Who (other than the police or municipal governments) is tapped to monitor cameras where you are?

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