9/30: Are surveillance cameras a good investment?

Moderated by Tom Sabulis

Public snooping or high-tech crime fighting? No matter, Big Brother will be watching you more often in the future. Surveillance cameras are multiplying on street corners and in cities around the world. The Atlanta Police Department recently launched a video command center to increase electronic surveillance. But not everybody thinks it’s a good — or an effective — idea.

Dave Wilkinson, president and CEO of the Atlanta Police Foundation, writes they are a good investment.

Brett Bittner, executive director of the Georgia Libertarian Party, writes that they are not effective.

Read what they have to say and comment below.

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Waynice

October 1st, 2011
12:55 pm

Well now that I know someone’s always watching I don’t scratch myself or pick my nose nearly as often.