Chelsea To Begin 24-Hour Surveillance

This week, police will be mounting surveillance cameras around the city of Chelsea. When the cameras are turned on later this summer, authorities will be able to monitor virtually every public space in the 1.8 square mile city. Chelsea is the first city in Massachusetts to use security cameras around-the-clock. But while the move has won praise from some residents who hope it will lower crime, others worry about loss of privacy.

This program aired on July 11, 2005. The audio for this program is not available.


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