DC Surveillance Cameras Activated to Eye Anti-Abortion Protest
ABC 7 | January 22, 2006
Washington (AP) - D.C. police will be turning on their surveillance cameras along the National Mall and downtown Monday morning for the annual anti-abortion rally.
Police say the cameras will be activated at 7 a.m. and should be turned off shortly after the "March for Life" event concludes.
The Metropolitan Police Department (website - news) has 19 cameras to help monitor for any suspicious activities at various locations, including the White House, the Capitol, Union Station and Georgetown. The pictures they transmit go to MPD's Joint Operations Command Center at police headquarters.
The cameras will also be used on January 31st for President Bush (website - news - bio) 's State of the Union address.