Fighting crime from above

By Corey McConnell – bio | email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) - Cincinnati Police, the Uptown Community in Clifton and the City of Cincinnati have a new crime fighting tool.

On Monday, the Uptown Community Partners presented the city a check for more than $100,000.  The money was raised by Uptown businesses and is the final step in getting crime fighting cameras installed in the Ludlow Clifton area.

The cameras will be installed at six intersections in Clifton to provide police a live, panoramic view of the area.  Police and the community hope they cameras will both deter crime and aide in investigations.

Eight cameras have already been installed in the downtown business district and are being tested this week.

The cameras in Clifton will be installed in January.

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