Board of Supervisors favor police surveillance cameras in high
July 19, 2006
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors yesterday voted 9-2 to
reject a proposal that funding for police surveillance cameras
be placed on hold due to civil liberties concerns.
Supervisor Jake McGoldrick raised the issue backed by Supervisor
Politically progressive Supervisor Tom Ammiano applauded the
motion as "coming from conscience, while pointing out his
constituents want the cameras.
Supervisors Sophie Maxwell and Ross Mirkarimi, who represent
districts plagued by violence, expressed the same sentiment.