Gunshot / Camera System Utterly Fails

This is truly a bizarre case.

I am not even sure why they expected this to work.

Wilmington, DE, a city of ~70,000 people spent $250,000 USD on 18 gunshot detection cameras from Safety Dynamics / SENTRI.

Unfortunately, as an investigative report from the Delaware newspaper show, it has been a complete failure. The reason is simple - the cameras/sensors only work at a range of 500 feet each, impossible to cover even a fraction of the city of 17 square miles. Here's a video of the police explaining the issues and their desire to switch:

And here's a video demo of Sentri, which is amazingly pointless, unless you want to spend $10,000+ to detect gunshots right next to you.

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