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Cameras to be Introduced for Crime Prevention in Towns

Cameras to be Introduced for Crime Prevention in Towns

August 27
12:54 2018

Interior Minister Aysegul Baybars said that work on urban security was continuing. Baybars explained that when looking at modern countries, they were investigating what measures were taken regarding crime prevention.

One of the most important measures to reduce crime in the city is the “urban security management system” – MOBESE – a with camera system with vehicle registration plate recognition.

The interior minister said, the system would monitor and prevent criminal activity and would be able to record traffic offences.

North Cyprus News - Aysegul BaybarsBaybars explained that this system is both effective in controlling road traffic, vehicle registration and insurance of motor vehicles and also in preventing crime. She said that a protocol was submitted to parliament, but there was also a draft of the Urban Security Law, that includes restrictions on the release of data to ensure personal privacy and observe the Law on the Protection of Personal Data.

The minister also stressed that both drafts are a priority for parliamentary debate when it re-opens.

Ms. Baybars said that her ministry continues to work with the relevant ministries and municipalities in the fight against crime using technology.

Kibris Postasi, LGC News