Southeast Queens residents can feel a little safer after a local politician’s latest $1.1 million investment.
Assemblywoman Alicia Hyndman announced that 30 state-of-the-art Argus surveillance cameras have been installed throughout District 29, which includes parts of Jamaica, St. Albans, Laurelton and Rosedale.
“These cameras will help enhance public safety by giving the NYPD the ability to monitor hot spots and will act as a deterrent to crime,” Hyndman says.
Argus cameras are typically put atop lam posts and feature a large white fox with the NYPD shield. They monitor public areas and help deter crime.
The locations of the cameras were determined based on community input, crime data and other factors.