Security cameras linked to violent crime drop in 21st Ward

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by KMOV.com

KMOV.com

Posted on January 24, 2013 at 11:34 PM

Updated Friday, Jan 25 at 10:10 AM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -- A neighborhood once peppered with with violent crime is becoming safer, and it appears surveillance cameras may have contributed to this shift.

The 21st ward in north St. Louis has seen a drop in homicides and other violent crimes since the cameras went up. Click the video above to watch the full story from News 4's Maggie Crane.

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