As technology continues to advance, home surveillance systems have become commonplace among commercial and residential properties alike. In late August, CNN ran a story about this rising presence of security cameras in lieu of the traditional “Neighborhood watch”. Although neighborhood watch has been an essential tool in the past, its efficacy is waning in the wake of technological substitutes. Recently, some of the biggest national news stories have highlighted security cameras as the only capable method of finding a person of interest. Last month in Iowa, a missing person case was catapulted forward after discovery of a video clip on a neighbor’s surveillance camera:
And in the case of Mollie Tibbetts, the jogger found dead in an Iowa cornfield this month, it was a neighbor’s home security camera that offered a key clue on the suspected killer after mystified investigators searched for answers for nearly a month.
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