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 April 11, 2019  Posted by  Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

You know that feeling when you don’t agree that someone has made a wise choice? Yeah, that one.

Daniel Cobb reports:

TriCorps Security Co. is helping to make the West Platte School District in Weston, Missouri, one of the safest schools in the country, according to the company’s Security Director of Business Development.

Ninety-five high-quality, facial-recognition cameras have been installed in the West Platte School District within the past few months in an effort to make security a priority for approximately 700 students as well as their teachers and staff. Richard Fletcher, the director of technology, said video coverage was especially important across all schools within the district.

Read more on News-Press Now.

They have spent more than $200,000 on this system.  And if you read the full article, you may get the feeling that they have turned the school into a high-tech surveilled prison.

h/t, Joe Cadillic

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