Washington D.C.: one third of capital monitored by acoustic sensors

Posted on November 4, 2013 • Filed under: Travel News, United-States

Around 20 square miles within Washington, DC — or one-third of the nation’s capital — is monitored by acoustic sensors that help police officers identify crime scenes where gunshots may have been fired only seconds earlier.

The Washington Post reported extensively on the ShotSpotter crime-fighting surveillance tool over the weekend and how the city’s Metropolitan Police Department has invested millions of dollars into maintaining a network of sensors deployed across the District of Columbia. Read Article

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