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Palo Alto police to add surveillance to prime shopping areas

Original post made on Sep 16, 2023

Boosted by a state grant, the Palo Alto Police Department is preparing to add more patrol officers to Stanford Shopping Center and other central shopping areas and to deploy GPS technology that tracks suspect vehicles if they flee.

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Posted by Bill Bucy
a resident of Barron Park
on Sep 16, 2023 at 8:11 am

Bill Bucy is a registered user.

Yes, cops can remotely attach a GPS tracker to a car.

Web Link

Posted by Online Name
a resident of Embarcadero Oaks/Leland
on Sep 16, 2023 at 12:23 pm

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What's Stanford giving the city for all this increased protection?

More money for police protection?

More concessions on providing housing for the community instead of just removing housing from the city tax rolls?

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