PATERSON, N.J. (AP) — A northern New Jersey city may
require bars and liquor stores to install security cameras and operate them
continuously as a way to curb crime.
The Record newspaper reports Paterson City Council President Anthony Davis
has proposed the ordinance.
Businesses would have to position the cameras to record the doorway, front of
the building and parking lot.
The newspaper says one businesswoman is worried about the cost of installing
and operating the cameras, and wondered whether privacy concerns would turn
Davis says he'll hold a special meeting to get responses from business owners
and residents before holding a final vote on his plan.