Stamford launches security camera program

Stamford officials are launching a pilot program to put security cameras in city parks. Mayor David Martin says he was inspired to take this step

Mayor David Martin says he was inspired to take this step after the Boston Marathon bombings three years ago.

Mayor David Martin says he was inspired to take this step after the Boston Marathon bombings three years ago. (4/20/16)

STAMFORD - Stamford officials are launching a pilot program to put security cameras in city parks.

Mayor David Martin says he was inspired to take this step after the Boston Marathon bombings three years ago.

He says he saw how useful surveillance video can be in identifying and catching criminals.

Martin says if the cameras prove successful and hold up in the elements, they'll be put in more public places across the city.

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