Serious steps to improve school security in Howard County. They’re making $2 million in changes, hoping it will help prevent a tragedy like the one in Newtown, Connecticut.
A stunning find in Anne Arundel County: hundreds of security cameras unknown to the police department. Now the new county executive is ordering a full investigation.
Videotaping police encounters. It’s a controversial issue when citizens record the cops. Now one Maryland police department is going to start recording citizens right back.
Those work zone speed cameras–designed to keep highway workers safe–have come under criticism from state auditors. The audit highlights a system that took months to work out the bugs.
An audit of the Maryland State Highway Administration has found that citations were issued to less than half the drivers caught speeding in work zones during the first 9 months of the state’s work-zone speed camera program.
The Citizens Association of Georgetown is adding private surveillance cameras to help deter crime, and the civic group has more legal leeway than District of Columbia police.
A watchful eye. The City of Baltimore is hoping businesses and homeowners will buy into a new program that allows city police to access their personal security cameras.
Baltimore County’s plan to activate four new speed cameras on Thursday hit a speed bump.
Baltimore City says crime drops by 25 percent in areas covered by police cameras. Now, more community groups are asking for them.
Officials in Montgomery County have voted to begin installing cameras on school buses to catch and fine drivers who illegally pass the buses while students are getting on or off.
Backing up has come a long way!
A new study says cameras in Metro parking lots aren’t deterring crime, but the transit agency says it will keep using them.