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Toledo police unveil camera technology to fight crime


T

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.


C

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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