Wednesday, October 12, 2005

Security Cameras Emerging as New Star Witnesses

It finally seems that security cameras are getting more and more attention by prosecuters these days who are finding cases easier to prosecute and confessions easier to obtain because of the existence of the video for evidence.

In the photo above, an armed robber is caught on video tape shooting at a police officer by a camera located across the street from the crime scene.

"In the absence of any human witness, the video might be your only witness," said Thomas C. Christenberry, a former FBI agent and surveillance video expert at the University of Indianapolis.

We've been recommending their use for years for investigations concerning businesses and individuals which need to capture evidence.


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