Western Suburbs Weekly - - Street Watch -

As a re­sult of lo­cal crime and the drop in the cost of buy­ing cam­eras, a num­ber of homes and busi­nesses have in­stalled CCTV cam­eras to pro­tect their prop­erty or record sus­pi­cious ac­tiv­ity. The sub­se­quent photos or videos are of­ten in­valu­able for in­ves­ti­gat­ing of­fi­cers, and we ap­pre­ci­ate your on­go­ing sup­port in pro­vid­ing such footage to us. In re­cent times there have been in­stances where CCTV photos or video have been posted to so­cial media, on oc­ca­sions be­fore it is even pro­vided to po­lice. In do­ing so, a po­ten­tial po­lice in­ves­ti­ga­tion may be ad­versely af­fected. We are ask­ing for con­sid­er­a­tion to be given be­fore click­ing the upload but­ton, and to li­aise with your in­ves­ti­gat­ing of­fi­cer for ad­vice. Po­lice will con­tinue to work with the vic­tims of crime for a suc­cess­ful out­come. To register your CCTV cam­era lo­ca­tions on the Blue Iris register, visit www.po­

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