Surveillance Tech to Secure Middletown, N.Y., Firehouses

Government Technology: The city of Middletown will install cameras and card-swipe technology at its three firehouses so it knows who is coming and going.

Employees and volunteers will soon use their city-provided identification cards to swipe into all Middletown Fire Department building entrances, Mayor Joe DeStefano said. Nearly 40 cameras will also be installed as part of a $103,000 security package the city is considering, which will be paid for using money from the city fund balance, DeStefano said.

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