South Jersey’s Tuckerton Elementary School already has a a closed-circuit surveillance system through which administrators can keep an eye on the school. Now the borough’s police department maybe have 24/7 access to the cameras.
The school and department are working together to grant the department access to the school-wide camera system so officers can monitor the premises and keep a close eye on students.
The Press of Atlantic City reports the partnership has been in the works for awhile, but began moving forward after an October shooting in nearby Little Egg Harbor Township. While Tuckerton Elementary’s lockdown on that day, went well, police feel having access to the surveillance cameras would have made the situation that much safer.
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