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Petersburg Harbor installs security camera system


Suzanne Ashe

With funds from the Department of Homeland Security, the Petersbug Harbor is now under 24-hour camera surveillance.

Call it added security, or call it Big Brother, the Petersburg Harbor has six new high-definition security cameras affixed to various locations.

Two “fixed,” or hard-wired cameras, and four wireless cameras, have been installed in the North, Middle and South harbors. The cameras also capture activity in 3.5 miles of area including: the fueling station, parking lots, garbage dumpsters, and commercial cruise line routes. The recordings feed back to the Harbormaster's office.

“The system is up, and running and recording,” said Harbormaster Glorianne Wollen.

The surveillance system,...

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