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Rochester, MN (KROC AM News) - Did you know the city of Rochester is currently operating and maintaining more than 500 “fixed base” cameras?

And the number continues to grow.

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The City Council will be briefed on the existing system Monday and discuss any possible changes to the current policy that governs their use.

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The city says the purpose of its cameras is for “the safety and security of its facilities and its citizens.”

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Included in the presentation and discussion will be the police department’s squad car and body cameras.

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The police department also uses live feeds from downtown cameras to monitor activity.

A downtown camera played a major role in the investigation of a murder earlier this year.

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Here are some other subjects that will be reviewed at Monday's meeting:

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