Feren (feren) wrote,

Gosh, what a surprise: Nanny states don't really work

In a recently released study, spy (I'm sorry, surveillance) cameras in public don't actually reduce violent crime in San Francisco. Further, at best all it does is push petty crime (vandalism, larceny) a few hundred feet away from the camera.

So, crime is unchanged or moved -- and not eliminated.
Tags: 2009, political

  • Goodby to Claret

    Today was the funeral service for Claret, the colleague on my team who passed away on Monday night after a long and difficult battle with cancer.…

  • A first I could have done without

    Today was a first of its kind for me, and it is a first that I really could have done without experiencing this early in my career. Today I had the…

  • I'm writing a lot about dreams and sleep these days

    I don't know if this is because sleep and my overly vivid dreams are what I feel comfortable writing about when compared to other things, or what. I…

  • Post a new comment


    default userpic

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.