Advertisement

NMSU moving to standardize security cameras

Created: 12/16/2013 7:44 AM
By: The Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) - New Mexico State University is moving to standardize the approximately 200 security cameras on its campus and give the university police department real-time access to the images.
    
According to the Las Cruces Sun-News, the cameras include both ones inside and outside of buildings on NMSU's campus.
    
University officials say the cameras can help prevent and solve thefts and other crimes and also help police detect and respond to other emergency situations.
    
NMSU police Lt. Lyn Hodges says many current cameras installed over the years have varying features and quality of images, which can hinder criminal investigations.
    
Also, working archives are lacking for some facilities' cameras, and some lack timestamps. That limits potential use of the images for evidence.
    
So far nearly 75 cameras are linked to the campus network.

(Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
 


KOB welcomes a lively and courteous discussion as long as you follow the rules of conduct set forth in our Terms of Use. Comments are not pre-screened before they post. You agree that anything you post may be used, along with your name and profile picture, in accordance with our Privacy Policy and the license you have granted pursuant to our Terms of Use.



Join Our Email List

Advertisement

Advertisement