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Maroondah Journal: Safety boost as police push for cameras in Ringwood

By May 22, 2007No Comments

The Maroondah Journal has reported on a Ringwood Police initiative to see live security cameras installed within the centre of Ringwood. This proposal is similar to the cameras that have been installed at Lilydale, which has seen a 70 percent reduction in crime.

Public Transport Users Association spokesman Alex Makin said the cameras “were certainly a good idea. Statistics in Lilydale has showed how it has deterred crime.”

The Ringwood Police are planning to request four cameras which will monitor the station, the nightclub precinct and the Ringwood Skatepark. Funding for the proposal, similarily to Lilydale, would be dependent on a successful grant from the Federal Government.

Alex Makin

Alex Makin

Alex Makin is a councillor for the Mullum Ward in the City of Maroondah. Alex has been a councillor since 2005, representing ratepayers, businesses, community groups and residents. I aim to continue making a difference and welcome any thoughts you may have in regard to life, community and business in Maroondah. Phone: (03) 9870 8202 or 0408 311 645 Email: alex@alexmakin.com.au

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