In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, Eric Jaffe explores how cash-strapped cities will handle terrorism. "The short answer is public surveillance cameras. The long answer is smarter public surveillance cameras."
May 8, 2013 The Atlantic Cities
Planners have debated for decades that surveillance cameras don't deter crime, more "eyes on the street" do. A recent study shows that the cameras are worth their expense, in some cases.
Nov 18, 2011 Urban Institute
The Chinese megacity of Chongqing has announced plans to install a half a million surveillance cameras by 2012.
Mar 9, 2011 Agence France Presse