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Monday, Jul 06, 2015
‘Eye on Crime’ cameras helping with Tampa investigations
DO NOT RUN LARGER THAN 2 COLUMNS -- Twenty cameras, remotely operated by deputies, will be watching out for the safety of residents in the University Community neighborhoods. The cameras will be mounted on utility poles at various locations. The cameras are in a tinted dome; a box, emblazoned with the Sheriffís Office star on three sides for added visibility, will sit atop the cameras. Each box will be fitted with an amber strobe light to draw attention to its purpose and position.
The camera project is called Eye On Crime. The project has been about two years in the making. By this summer, the cameras will be operating, allowing deputies to keep an eye on trouble spots, monitor streets for emergency situations and give residents a better feeling of safety. Photo from HCSO
“Eye on Crime” cameras and license tag readers, funded by federal grants, have been installed by the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office in the Nuccio and University areas of the city.
After horrific Dillon crash, Earnhardt wins at rain-delayed Daytona
A vacant building that was once the La Mega - V. Guerrieri cigar factory in Palmetto Beach is a ìtotal lossî after a fire ravaged the brick structure overnight, according to Tampa Fire Rescue officials. LANCE ROTHSTEIN / STAFF
Historic Tampa cigar factory destroyed by fire
Some South Tampa commuters will find a major change this morning with the closing of the Harbour Island Bridge until December.
Harbour Island Bridge closes today until December for road work
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