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More crime cameras set to be installed in Syracuse

Another round of crime cameras are set to be installed in the city of Syracuse.
Syracuse (WSYR-TV) -- Another round of crime cameras are set to be installed in the city of Syracuse.

The second phase will place cameras in four additional city neighborhoods. Syracuse Police Sergeant Tom Connellan says six cameras will be ready to go by the first of May and another 13 will be ready by the first of June.

Cameras will be placed on the Southside and near Westside of the city at the following locations:
  • 8 cameras will be added along Midland Avenue, near West Colvin Street
  • 5 cameras will be added south of downtown on South State Street and Oakwood Avenue
  • 4 will be added near South Avenue and Bellevue Avenue
  • 2 will be placed in the 700/800 block of Butternut Street
  • And 2 will be added to the near Westside - south Geddes Street
The cameras are funded by a grant approved by the Common Council.

There are already nine cameras in operation on the near Westside, they were installed two years ago.

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