North Charleston neighborhood installing crime-watch cameras (update: installed)

Image by Ken Hawkins/TheDigitel Surveillance cameras aren't new to the Charleston area -- this is one at the Mount Pleasant Memorial Waterfront Park.

Update July 23: The camera's are up and Live 5 News has a nice video report from up in the tree with a camera; watch it here.

The Post and Courier aslo has a worthy report.

First reporting: In response to a number of violent crimes, the Ashley Shores community in North Charleston is working with the S.C. based Project Unity and unveiling a new camera system designed to deter would-be criminals.

The Post and Courier has a brief on the announcement.

You can keep up with news about surveilance cameras in Charleston on our surveilance camera topic page.

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