While you are reading this article, at the very same time there are folks on City Island and all over New York City, NY State, USA and the entire world being watched by various surveillance cameras. These can be found in public locations, as well as private spaces.
At some intersections with cameras, the number of car crashes have decreased, this according to AAA. Older camera systems, like the ones being utilized in New York City only provide still images, but their images are compelling nonetheless. Other places provide each accused violator an online link to watch the video proof.
While some cameras have helped officials solve crimes, others have been extremely useful for crime prevention and to emphasize public safety programs.
Now that you've finished reading this, take a look at City Island's video sharing project!