Installation of Surveillance Cameras in Colón

The 48 CCTV cameras that are being installed in Colón will be complemented with foot, bicycle and motor patrols by police.

Thursday, May 21, 2009

The proposed installation of security cameras, which is part of the crime prevention program in the Colón region, is being funded by Cable & Wireless in partnership with the Colón Free Trade Zone administration.

According to, Police Chief Aldo Macre said that the cameras are located at different points around the City on the Atlantic and they are linked to a room where any type of criminal movement will be monitored 24 hours a day."

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