CCTV Systems in Aberdeen set to undergo £1.5 million upgrade programme
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The CCTV systems in Aberdeen are set to undergo a massive a £1.5 million upgrade programme in an attempt to significantly reduce the level of crime in the city, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest.
Under the terms of the project, Aberdeen City Council’s cameras and those belonging to the police will be integrated into a single system.
The combined 600 cameras will be monitored and controlled at the council’s Marischal College headquarters, allowing staff to keep track of traffic and enhance public safety and security.
While some of the devices will be kept as they are, others will be replaced or upgraded or their position changed.
The council is also considering ways of improving communication between the two bodies when incidents are spotted on CCTV.
A spokeswoman added: “A lot of the current technology is analogue, and we’re looking to move to digital.”
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