Friday, July 10, 2015

Fresno Police Unveil Crime Fighting Surveillance Technology

Fresno’s Police Department this week unveiled a high technology information center that incorporates video surveillance and intelligence-gathering software to help officers better evaluate a crime or public safety situation before arriving on the scene. Law enforcement officials say it will help police officers make more informed decisions when dealing with potentially violent circumstances or public emergencies. Civil libertarians, however, are raising concerns about the potential for misuse and overreach that such technology permits. Vic Bedoian reports from Fresno.