Gunfire detection system approved by City Council

Jul 24, 2012 Full story: MSNBC

The Charlotte City Council voted unanimously Monday night to bring the ShotSpotter technology to the Queen City, and police think it will improve public safety and give officers better information to help them solve crimes.

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Stacey Kay

Houston, TX

#1 Jul 26, 2012
I heard from other cities that Shot Spotter has failed miserably. Shot Spotter records thousands of gunshots but only a very few are ever confirmed. Ask them for their records. I heard they are extremely difficult to deal with from other cities. Do we really want to spend our tax money on this ineffective technology? Did anyone fully do the research on Shot Spotter before making this important decision?

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