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LUXEMBOURG – GARE DISTRICT MEETING ABOUT VIDEO SURVEILLANCE

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The question of the video surveillance of Luxembourg city Gare district resurfaced in city Council yesterday 7th May Monday.

The municipal councilors François Benoy (Déi Gréng) and Maurice Bauer (CSV) took advantage of the session of questions to the mayor Lydie Polfer to ask her the progress of this project, the Minister of Internal Security Etienne Schneider having recently confirmed that together with the Grand Ducale Police and the City of Luxembourg, a finalisation of an “updated concept of video surveillance among others for the district of the Station“.

 

“A public meeting will be organised with the concerned residents of the Gare district on 31 May at 19:00”

(Lydie Polfer, May 07, 2018)

The mayor agreed that although police presence in the Gare district has been increased it is still not enough, the crime rate in this district is still the highest in the country.

Today only Kinnekswiss is under video surveillance with part of the Glacis, the Arlon road around the Josy Barthel stadium, and the forecourt of the Luxembourg central station as well.

As evidenced by the recent Municipal Prevention Committee, the video surveillance of the Gare district should, according to the mayor, be studied first and foremost around schools.

In order to answer the questions of the residents of the Gare district and to know their opinion on the presence of video surveillance around schools but also in the neighbourhood as a whole, a public meeting will be organised on 31 May 2018 at 19:00 at the gymnasium of the school complex, rue du Commerce.

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