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23 May 2018

The City of Albany is inviting residents to complete a short survey following the recent installation of a number of CCTV cameras to expand the City of Albany’s existing public CCTV network.

Thanks to funding from Federal Safer Streets and the WA CCTV Infrastructure fund, the City of Albany has installed an additional 30 cameras across Albany in close collaboration with Albany Police.

Data collected from the survey will enable the City to measure if there is an increased sense of safety in the areas covered by the expanded network.

City of Albany Executive Director Community Services Susan Kay said the City had worked closely with police to identify gaps within the CCTV network and areas of the community that could benefit from the presence of cameras.

“This has been a really great example of close collaboration with our police to get a great outcome for the community in terms of increased safety and security,” Ms Kay said.

“Thanks to the funding we have been able to upgrade our existing cameras and add to the network in areas police have identified as hotspots, and in areas of public open space. It allows our police to keep a closer eye on places where the public gather and makes their job to respond to or investigate incidents easier.”

The survey can be completed online at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/SaferAlbanyCCTV or hard copies are available from the Albany Public Library or City of Albany offices on North Road.

If you have any questions or queries regarding the survey, please contact the Community Development Team on 6820 3023.