Camera Security Now Surveillance Video Central on National TV News StoryWhat started out as a local story featuring Camera Security Now video footage, has turned into a national TV news and internet news stories.
The headline story " Tased Grandma Heading to Court" was reported by the local newspaper. The video was caught digitally by a security camera system sold in 2002 by Camera Security Now, Franklin, Ohio.
camera system was also installed and is currently being
maintained by Camera Security Now, a nationwide surveillance
The camera used was a low cost black and white, 3.7mm bullet security camera, and as you can see it is a very cost effective method for providing a clear picture.. See here for more information on Security Cameras, including the Bullet Camera and many others.
Local to National in 1 Day
On December 7, 2005, local TV News from Channels 3,9 and 2 in Cincinnati, Ohio played the surveillance video clip of Lt. Wayne Bowling tasering a 68-year-old resident who was resisting arrest. Nationally, Fox News was ran the story on December 8, 2005.
The video being circulated on the
internet is only a fraction of the video that the police station
was recording that night. Their security camera system can be
connected to 16 cameras totals per server. The server was a
GeoVision GV-800 with 120 Frames Per Second Recording speed.
Cameras are typically located in interview rooms, jail cells, lobby (seen here), parking lot and all entrances/exits. The Franklin police department, most likely, will have plenty of evidence beyond the few seconds of video seen on the net.
CCTV Digital Video Recording (CCTV DVR)
systems are being deployed in police stations nationwide.
In many cases, GeoVision DVRs are replacing existing CCTV VHS tape based sytems, which require daily user intervention and manual tape rotation. Cameras and wiring is generally re-usable which keeps the upgrade cost minimal.