More CCTV for city’s central business district with 10 more cameras | Western Advocate

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THE city’s CBD now has an additional 10 CCTV cameras in operation, following the completion of stage two of the CBD CCTV Project. The jointly funded project was the result of a $400,000 contribution from the Federal Government, along with $250,000 from Bathurst Regional Council with the expanded program seeing a total of 19 cameras operating throughout the city’s CBD. Federal Member for Calare and Minister for Decentralisation and Regional Education, Andrew Gee, said the additional cameras will go a long way towards increasing community safety and deterring crime and antisocial behaviour. “Our local police do an extraordinary job protecting our community. This extensive camera network, totaling 19 cameras, is a vital weapon in the prevention and detection of crime. ALSO MAKING NEWS: “Bathurst’s community safety arsenal now includes state-of-the-art security cameras – some which are 360 degrees, others 270 degrees with the remainder being

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