I urge voters to say no to Proposition 1 when they cast their ballots on April 6. Downtown surveillance cameras will not reduce crime nearly as much as good old-fashioned policing, such as Chief Burton's recently-enacted downtown squad. Additionally, the police would have to rely on the luck of the draw for one of a handful of cameras to be in the right place at the right (or wrong) time to capture video of a crime.
LETTER: Old-fashioned policing is solution, not surveillance cameras
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