10,000 cameras: MPD grows video surveillance network

By , Daily Memphian Updated: December 26, 2023 9:32 PM CT | Published: December 26, 2023 4:00 AM CT

“This is 21st-century policing at its finest,” said MPD’s deputy chief of information technology. “We may not have an officer on every street corner in the city, but we can have a camera.”


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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker covers Memphis and Shelby County’s law enforcement agencies and is a member of The Daily Memphian’s public safety reporting team. A lifelong Memphian, Julia graduated from the University of Memphis in 2021. Other publications and organizations she has written for include Chalkbeat, Memphis Flyer, Memphis Parent magazine and Memphis magazine.


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