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      Toledo police unveil camera technology to fight crime


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      he
      Toledo Police Department is using a new tool to fight crime. It's called the Sky Cop camera system.


      TPD

      says right now 40 of these of cameras are already u

      p and

      installed in high crime neighborhoods.
      The department says the system cost $1.6 million dollars to install.


      B

      ut the department is

      n't

      done

      , they plan to put up 42 more cameras by the new year. At a press conference Thursday afternoon, Police Chief Derrick Diggs along with city leaders say this is proof the city is committed to fighting crime with 21st century technology, "the first thing I said we're going to do is be bold and ambitious. And part of that ambitious plan is to institute what I call intelligent led data driven policing," explains the Chief Diggs.


      Some residents like Aaron Cunningham says he likes the system, but hopes the city would go farther,

      "

      I

      think you run into problems there.
      I mean because if you're going to do something here, I think you have to do it in all the neighborhoods," says Cunningham.


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      hief

      Diggs

      says the plan is to have a total of 150-160 cameras up and running throughout parts of the city.


      Here's a list of locations in Toledo where cameras are currently at,


      Jefferson & Huron


      Washington & Huron


      Adams & 17th


      Walnut & Michigan


      Locust & Ontario


      Lagrange & Huron


      Lagrange & Sherman


      Lagrange & Mettler


      Mulberry & Page


      Bancroft & Ashland


      Bancroft & Franklin


      Lawrence & Delaware


      Detroit & Monroe


      Dorr & Hoag


      1240 Collingwood


      Earl & Butler


      Earl & Rogers


      Bancroft & Kent


      Starr & Steadman


      Navarre & Oak

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