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Criticized border camera system works here

In Washington, congressmen are denouncing the U.S. Border Patrol’s border camera system as a $239 million fiasco that has failed to improve security at the Mexican and Canadian borders. But in Buffalo Niagara, federal agents who use the system every day say it has provided a big boost to border surveillance efforts in Youngstown, Lewiston and Niagara Falls. “We’ve had a few hiccups, but no major problems,” said Ed Duda, deputy chief of patrol for the Border Patrol’s Buffalo sector. Yet plans for an extensive network of security camera towers stretching from Youngstown to Hamburg have been put on hold because of a congressional investigation into the Border Patrol’s Integrated Surveillance Intelligence System. Full Story

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