Report: Surveillance Cameras Do Not Stop Crime
Home Office researchers who studied 14 schemes across Britain found that only one had brought a clear fall in the local crime rate. While there was strong public support for CCTV before it was installed, opinion began to shift when people realised the cameras made little difference.
But they do make a difference, because they invade our privacy. They are just another measure that fails to make us safer, only less free.
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