Friday, December 10, 2010

Keeping an eye on crime: Organizers hope 'smart' camera sparks trend in Flint

Khalil AlHajal The Flint Journal
FLINT, Michigan — A high-tech Internet-connected security camera watching over the neighborhood around Prince of Peace Missionary Baptist Church could be the first of many electronic “eyes” around the city helping to spot crime and keep residents safe. The $2,800 camera, purchased with a federal Weed and Seed grant, may be an innovative way to fight crime without spending the cash-strapped city’s tax dollars, one official said.