New eyes in the sky

Cheney police use federal grant to upgrade their remote camera capabilities

CHENEY — The Police Department recently upgraded its eyes in the sky watching over anything taking place downtown.

The department has replaced its four pole-mounted cameras with new devices manufactured by Security Lines US that are not only more efficient from a maintenance and service stand point, but also more powerful. Three cameras — called Portable Observation Devices (P.O.D.s) — are mounted at intervals along 1st Street on Light Department power poles from G Street to Zip’s Restaurant, and should give officers and dispatchers a much better view of incidents taking place along that stret...


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