TITLE

The electronic arm of the law

AUTHOR(S)
Geake, Elisabeth
PUB. DATE
May 1993
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/8/93, Vol. 138 Issue 1872, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the use of surveillance systems in crime prevention. Video police; Public concern; Advantages; Disadvantages.
ACCESSION #
9306235507

 

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