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New Proposed CCTV Locations for Public Spaces

The Division of Public Safety is committed to enhancing the quality of life to the campus community by integrating the best practices of public and private policing with state-of-the-art technology. A critical component of a comprehensive security plan using state-of-the-art technology is CCTV.

As prescribed by the University Policy “Closed Circuit Television Monitoring and Recording of Public Areas for Safety and Security Purposes,” Almanac April 13, 1999, the proposed location of permanent CCTV cameras will be provided to the CCTV Monitoring Committee for review and published in the Almanac before installation. On March 22 the CCTV Monitoring Committee met and unanimously approved the installation of new cameras at the following locations:

1.    South St. Pedestrian Bridge Project

2.    39th & Woodland Walk

3.    40th & Baltimore

4.    42nd & Baltimore

5.    36th & Hamilton Walk

6.    43rd & Chestnut

7.    University Ave & Guardian Drive

8.    43rd & Spruce

9.    43rd & Pine

10.  30th & Chestnut

11.  Mod 7

12.  Warren & Stewart Field

13.  New Annenberg Project @ Old Hillel

The University uses several generations of American Dynamics UltraDome 360°, high-speed pan/tilt/zoom cameras with motion detection capabilities. The current SpeedDome Ultra VII Enhanced Day/Night utilizes a 23x optical zoom combined with a 10x digital zoom, providing a 230x total zoom.

Questions in reference to the CCTV system or policy may be addressed to:

Maureen S. Rush, Vice President for Public Safety   
Division of Public Safety   
Phone:  (215) 898-7515 
Fax:     (215) 573-2651  
mrush@publicsafety.upenn.edu                        

Domenic Ceccanecchio, Director of Security & Technical Services             Division of Public Safety
Phone:  (215) 898-6269
Fax:     (215) 573-7042
dcecc@publicsafety.upenn.edu

 

 



 
  Almanac, Vol. 51, No. 30, April 26, 2005

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Tuesday,
April 26, 2005
Volume 51 Number 30
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