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A new camera installed on your vehicle and a camera mounted on your truck are being used by the San Diego Police Department to monitor traffic on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge, officials said.
The cameras are installed on vehicles that are being pulled by tow trucks, and police are asking for your help in installing them on your vehicles, police Chief Shelley Zimmerman said Monday.
Zimmerman said the cameras are meant to help the police department track down suspects who may be trying to steal cars or break into people’s homes.
“This is something that has been proposed in the past, but it has been very difficult to get it done, so I think we are taking the time now to really look at how we can accomplish this,” Zimmerman said.
It’s been really hard to get this thing going,” she said. “
Zimmermann said the goal is to have the cameras installed in all vehicles by April.”
And when you press that button, you’ll get a picture of what it’s going to look like,” she added.”
The cameras look like a big piece of paper with a little button on the side.
And when you press that button, you’ll get a picture of what it’s going to look like,” she added.
The traffic cameras can also be used to track people who are walking on the street and driving at night.
The cameras are designed to pick up cars in traffic, but also track people going in and out of the road, as well as people entering and exiting homes.
Zimmersman said she doesn’t know why the police want to install the cameras.
She said she would like to install them in the city’s main downtown parking lot and in other locations on the bridge, and said she’s encouraged by the support she’s received from San Diego’s elected officials.
“There’s a lot of public interest here and it’s been overwhelming,” Zimmerman told reporters Monday.
Zimmermans department has installed traffic light cameras in a handful of cities including San Jose, San Diego and Los Angeles.
The first camera on the westbound side of the San Antonio Tollway was installed on Jan. 2, 2016.