Philadelphia Surveillance Cameras
City controller Alan Butkovitz says the Philadelphia Police Department’s surveillance camera system is fraught with problems, including scores of broken-down cameras.
Police Unveil New Surveillance System For Broad Street Run
The city controller says Philadelphia’s long troubled crime surveillance camera system is still plagued by dozens of cameras that aren’t working — or even hooked up. We’re working on it, says an administration official.
The existing camera program gives cash grants to retailers in certain commercial corridors to help pay for surveillance cameras. Mayor Nutter is hoping to expand the program.