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Chicago Surveillance Cameras

Emanuel Approves New Surveillance Cameras

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 08.15.2011 | Chicago

Though Chicago is already home to at least 10,000 private security cameras which, combined, account for the most extensive and integrated camera netwo...

You Are Being Watched (And The ACLU Doesn't Like It)

The Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The American Civil Liberties Union released a scathing report Tuesday that calls on the city of Chicago to halt the expansion of its massive surveilla...

Alderman Calling For Surveillance Cameras Along Beaches To Curb Summer Violence

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A North Side alderman is calling for police surveillance cameras along a stretch of beach from Oak Street to North Avenue to keep a lid on violence th...

The CTA Is Watching: All 144 Train Stations Getting Security Cameras

Chicago Tribune | Jon Hilkevitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The CTA moved today to equip all 144 rail stations with security cameras....

City Wants Over 3,000 Cameras Around Public Housing

Chi-Town Daily News | Adrian G. Uribarri | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

A $23 million proposal to place more than 3,000 cameras around public-housing developments has alarmed privacy advocates and raised questions over the...

200 Surveillance Cameras Installed At Navy Pier, Lakefront Sites

Chicago Tribune | Dan P. Blake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

City officials today unveiled new security cameras at Navy Pier, part of what they said is an effort to expand camera coverage to lakefront beaches, M...

City Connects Street Cameras To Central Network With Homeland Security Grant

The New York Times | KAREN ANN CULLOTTA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The technology, a computer-aided dispatch system, was paid for with a $6 million grant from the Department of Homeland Security. It has been in use si...