Michigan communities install surveillance cameras

According to a story published this week by The Detroit News, several communities in Michigan are turning to surveillance cameras to deter crime.

The news outlet reported that the city of Grosse Pointe Woods has installed seven high-resolution cameras at its Lake Front Park. In addition, the cities of Lansing and Ypsilanti Township are also turning to surveillance cameras for crime prevention efforts in their communities.

"They're going to be very helpful to us," Lake Front Park employee Sam Rubaie told the Detroit News. "For some people, the rules don't apply to them. It's a backup system."

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