City traffic cameras added to Richmond RCMP’s public safety toolbox

Richmond News

Richmond’s new traffic cameras are being added to the Richmond RCMP’s list of tools to help maintain public safety.

For the past several months, the City of Richmond has been installing intersection video cameras at 110 major traffic intersections, which has been gradually going online since April 28.

However, Richmond RCMP will not have direct access to the cameras and won’t be using them for surveillance. …

According to Mayor Malcolm Brodie in April, the closed circuit TV (CCTV) cameras are intended for road safety and traffic management uses, with the city working closely with the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC) to make sure the cameras comply with privacy regulations. …

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