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Safe City Cameras Melbourne

Safe City Cameras Melbourne

To promote city safety, 53 close circuit TV (CCTV) surveillance cameras are installed in the city.

The cameras operate in areas where anti-social behaviour or criminal activity are more likely to occur. The cameras are linked to a control centre staffed 24 hours a day. Signs and pavement plaques have been placed in areas where activity is being monitored.

The program aims to provide a safer environment and reduce crime levels by deterring potential offenders and helping in crime detection.

The Safe City Camera Program

The City of Melbourne established a CCTV system in the city in 1997. The Safe City Cameras Program (SCCP) has operated continuously since that time and is one aspect of Council’s Strategy for a Safer City 2011–2013.

This camera program assists Council and the Victoria Police to work together to improve response times to crime and other emergencies. The program was developed to:

  • contribute to the provision of a safer physical environment
  • assist Victoria Police to reduce crime levels by deterring potential offenders
  • aid detection of crime, breaches of laws, identify offenders and assist with emergency response.
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