Feren (feren) wrote,
Feren
feren

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
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