Columbus To Add 33 New Neighborhood Safety Cameras

The City of Columbus plans to install 33 new neighborhood cameras this week.

The new cameras, which are designed to deter crime and have aided in officers solving crimes, will be installed in the following areas:

Hilltop
-    West Broad and South Terrace
-    West Broad and Wayne
-    West Broad and Wheatland

South Linden
-    Cleveland and 13th
-    Cleveland and 23rd

Livingston Avenue
-    E Main and Lilley
-    Whittier and Oakwood
-    Anne Street (Forest to Columbus)
-    Lockbourne and Smith
-    Whittier and Wilson
-    Bulen and Livingston

Last year, the city installed 111 cameras in five neighborhoods – Hilltop, Mount Vernon, South Linden, Weinland Park and Livingston Avenues.

Columbus officials said that four of the five neighborhoods saw a decrease in crimes.

The locations for the cameras are selected by crime data.

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