Crown Heights residents want security cameras after rise in crime

After a recent rise in crime, Crown Heights residents say security cameras are needed on Nostrand Avenue to keep everyone safe.Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) says

CROWN HEIGHTS - After a recent rise in crime, Crown Heights residents say security cameras are needed on Nostrand Avenue to keep everyone safe.

Sen. Eric Adams (D-Brooklyn) says he's trying to get funding for the cameras from the state Senate. Borough Park installed surveillance cameras after 8-year-old Leiby Kletzky was kidnapped and murdered last summer, and Crown Heights residents hope to follow suit.

Local businesses are working with Safe Watch 24, a private company, to possibly get a group discount on cameras.

Kletzky death prompts new security camera system

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Kilusan Bautista once lived in Crown Heights until 1 NYC man's show puts spotlight on gentrification
Brooklyn nail salon makes its own unique nail 2 Brooklyn Style: k2 Nail Salon
3 Activists push women's rights with double entendre
News 12 Brooklyn asked residents what old TV 4 Word on the Street: Old TV shows
The two men who robbed a 9-year-old boy 5 Police: 2 men led 9-year-old away, robbed him

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE