Bratton said, with the announcements and signage on subway cars now automated, the conductor would have time to monitor TV screens between stops.
The Metropolitan Transportation Authority says it’s “studying the possibility of installing surveillance cameras in future subway car models.”
Security cameras, more than alarms, are helping police solve crimes, investigators say.
All a Staten Island family had was surveillance video and hope after their dog was stolen – but on Tuesday night, it appeared to have paid off.
As part of the the Leiby Kletzky Security Initiative, 320 cameras — four each in 80 units — are being placed in Borough Park, Midwood and Flatbush.
The new law requires those businesses to maintain high-quality digital recorders and to turn over the images to police upon request.
The taxpayer-funded security system will augment an already insular ultra-Orthodox community that has its own volunteer police force, ambulances and schools.
The Quinnipiac poll also found that 62 percent of New York voters are worried that there will be another terror attack in the city.
A network of 50 surveillance cameras will be watching the downtown areas and municipal parking lots 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Is it big brother or good policing in Glen Cove, Long Island?
If you visit Kings Point, big brother will be watching. The affluent community is hoping to prevent crime by going high-tech, setting up a sophisticated network to screen every vehicle that goes in or out of town.
Beginning in the spring, nearly 400 New York City buses will be equipped with surveillance cameras. If the program is successful, a total of 1,150 buses will have the security cameras by 2014.