Requiring Video Surveillance At Gas Stations

Author: Carlton Purvis, Published on Apr 14, 2014

A crowd mobbed and beat a man into a coma after the man accidently ran over a 10 year old boy near a gas station in Detroit. Because of poor image quality and coverage, the police could not identify most of the suspects involved.

Now, the city of Detroit has passed a law mandating surveillance cameras in gas stations. However, until now, no one has reported on the actual technical and operational details of the ordinance.

IPVM looks at the technical feasibility and cost implication of the ordinance.

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