Quantcast

Our View: City’s video system needs adjustments

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, July 15, 2014 9:00 pm | Updated: 12:56 am, Wed Jul 16, 2014.

Video surveillance appears to be a nasty reality of modern life — to increase safety, catch crooks and otherwise keep an eye on public spaces, cities and governments around the world are spying on citizens. With, of course, the citizens’ knowledge.

In Santa Fe, government video surveillance is still in early stages. Most such cameras are on private property, such as hotels or stores, and even in churches that have many visitors.

Subscription Required

An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

You must login to view the full content on this page.

Thank you for reading 5 free articles on our site. You can come back at the end of your 30-day period for another 5 free articles, or you can get complete access to the online edition for $2.49 a week. If you need help, please contact our office at 505-986-3010 You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.

Have an online subscription?

Login Now

Need an online subscription?

Subscribe

Login

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 No Alias Commenters must use their real names.
  • 2 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 3 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. and please turn off caps lock.
  • 4 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.

Welcome to the discussion.

3 comments:

  • Alfred Padilla posted at 6:56 pm on Wed, Jul 16, 2014.

    Xenoace32 Posts: 508

    Well lets see how long they last once the crazies start using them for target practice.
    [lol]

     
  • Bette Booth posted at 12:01 pm on Wed, Jul 16, 2014.

    Bette Booth Posts: 10

    The Parks and Open Spaces Advisory Commission wasn't really asked to approve or not. It was more of a report to us. The way it was reported didn't really ask for our input. We didn't vote on it.

     
  • Kenneth Davis posted at 6:37 am on Wed, Jul 16, 2014.

    concerned and confused Posts: 55

    "Whenever a people sacrifices their freedom for security they deserve neither and will lose both" Benjamin Franklin

     

Write us! We welcome opinions from the readers. Send either letters (150 words) or My Views (600 words) to letters@sfnewmexican.com.

You can write a letter once a month or one My View every three months. We require the letter writer's name, address and phone number to be considered for publication. We also encourage writers to include a photo of themselves.

Any questions? Call 986-3063.