Anti-Terrorism Video Surveillance Bad at Fighting Crime

Author: Ethan Ace, Published on May 16, 2016

So much of city video surveillance has been deployed and funded with the intention of stopping, or at least mitigating, terrorist attacks.

But these systems are often bad at fighting crime, completely removed from the most troubled areas of the city they serve.

In this note, we take a look at these issues and potential recommendations to solve them.

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