Funds made available to improve CCTV systems across Shropshire
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Funding amounting to £1 million is being made available to fund and improve CCTV systems across Shropshire, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest.
The funds have been put aside by West Mercia police and crime commissioner John Campion, who said improved quality of images would help the police catch more criminals, and would lead to people feeling safer.
CCTV is not directly run by the police and the organisations which look after the systems, such as councils, will be able to apply through the Community Safety Partnership, for a slice of the funding.
Systems upgraded or set up with the funding would see footage from across the region viewed remotely from a control room.
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