Duesseldorf Germany Begins Surveillance of the City's Old Quarter

Associated Press photographer Martin Meissner headed out on the streets to capture images of Dusseldorf, Germany's new surveillance system.

The system employs a high-tech camera system monitored at a police control headquarters. The surveillance system monitors Duesseldorf's old town, popular for tourism.

The city officially began using surveillance systems on Wednesday, April 27, 2005.

To see the system through the lens of photographer Martin Meissner, enjoy the photos below/at right.