Bronx officials calling for surveillance cameras in all public housing buildings citywide

At the Parkside Houses, residents say they have

At the Parkside Houses, residents say they have been living in fear day and night because there are no security cameras. (June 6, 2014 2:52 PM)

In the wake of the stabbings of two children in Brooklyn, the mayor and Bronx officials are vowing to do whatever it takes to get surveillance cameras in all public housing buildings.

Statistics show that last year, crime was up by 7 percent in housing units, while crime citywide was at a historic low. Local leaders like Councilman Ritchie Torres say there are no mandatory city funding requirements...

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