from the I-can-see-you dept.
"The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Atlanta Police plan to have as many as 12,000 cameras installed in the city.
'Atlanta is really on the leading edge of work in this area,' said William Flynn, Department of Homeland Security (DHS) deputy assistant secretary of infrastructure protection. 'We spend a lot of our attention on preparedness, protection, prevention. This kind of technology is the best use of those efforts and the best use of our resources.'
We've even been able to capture a murder on film,' said Atlanta Police Lt. LeAnne Browning, a supervisor at the video integration center where footage from more than 2,700 cameras is monitored.
I'm sure that was of great comfort to the murder victim and his/her loved ones."