#90 Surveillance Cameras: Crime Fighting Machines?

 Dr. Nancy La Vigne

Dr. Nancy La Vigne

 
 


Surveillance cameras are everywhere in American cities and
towns. They’re touted as crime fighting tools, but do they
really work? Are they worth the cost – in money, and in
privacy? Dr. Nancy LaVigne, vice president for justice
policy, of the non-partisan Urban Institute is the lead author
of the largest study of the effectiveness of surveillance
cameras.