Richard Biehl http://wyso.org en Dayton Rejects Controversial Aerial Surveillance Plan UPDATED http://wyso.org/post/dayton-rejects-controversial-aerial-surveillance-plan-updated <p>Dayton’s plan to use aerial surveillance to address crime in the city has been shelved. City manager Tim Riordan says it will not pursue a $120 thousand contract with Persistant Surveillance Systems Inc., a company that would have provided manned aircraft to monitor crime above the city. Riordan made his remarks at Wednesday's commission meeting.</p><p>In a press release to WYSO, Tim Riordan says:</p> Thu, 18 Apr 2013 00:28:59 +0000 Emily McCord 31851 at http://wyso.org Dayton Police Chief: Aerial Surveillance For Crime, Not Spying http://wyso.org/post/dayton-police-chief-aerial-surveillance-crime-not-spying <p>The Dayton City Commission is considering a contract with a company that provides aerial surveillance for the city to monitor crime. It’s created controversy with civil rights groups and local citizens who say this is potential violation of privacy. Emily McCord speaks to Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl about the technology and its implications. Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:47:34 +0000 Emily McCord 31621 at http://wyso.org Dayton Police Chief: Aerial Surveillance For Crime, Not Spying