NYPD hopes efforts to place cameras on streets deters criminals
BY ROCCO PARASCANDOLA. STAFF WRITER
Copyright 2006 Newsday, Inc.
It's a common law-enforcement lament: There's not enough money to put a cop on every corner. More and more, however, there's a camera everywhere you look, a one-eyed crimefighter that is changing the way police solve cases.
On any given day, the New York Police Department turns to the media for help, releasing surveillance video or pictures taken from surveillance video of suspected thieves and killers.