Police mull to install surveillance cameras
Jammu, Aug 6: Jammu and Kashmir police is contemplating to install surveillance cameras in all the major towns of Jammu region with a centralized monitoring system.
“We are planning for total surveillance cover from Lakhanpur to Jammu while the main towns of the region will also be covered under plan” Inspector General of Police Dilbag Singh said here today.
He said that the proposal to install CCTV cameras has already been taken up with the higher ups, “who have given a green signal to the proposal”.
He said that police was able to keep a close eye on all the important places in Jammu city due to the CCTV cameras. “The cameras installed at various sites in Jammu city were functioning properly but needed regular maintenance due to their exposure to all types of weather conditions”, he said.
Police has already installed over a dozen surveillance cameras in the twin capital cities of the state. Beside this some high security installations in Kashmir Valley were also being monitored through the CCTV cameras.
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