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Security Cam Question For Mas & Other LEOs

Discussion in 'GATE Self-Defense Forum' started by Philo Beddoe, Jul 5, 2012.

  1. Philo Beddoe

    Philo Beddoe

    Aug 27, 2010
    I want cameras at my house, but I've heard that this is a red flag for cops to suspect you of dealing drugs. And although I am not doing anything illegal, a no-knock warrant complete with flash bangs doesn't appeal to me even if they find nothing illegal.

    For years I was in the car wash business, my last one had 15 security cams including 2 tag cams, and I can say without hesitation that they can be worth their weight in gold, and give peace of mind.

    Question is, do I tell the local chief what I am doing and why? Do cameras at a house (exterior) create suspicions of PD?
  2. Mas Ayoob

    Mas Ayoob KoolAidAntidote Moderator

    Nov 6, 2005
    Can't speak for everyone with a badge, but I for one sure don't see it that way.

    Might try posting this in Cop Talk, for a broader range of opinion from LEOs all over the country.


  3. RussP

    RussP Super Moderator Moderator

    Jan 23, 2003
    Central Virginia
    Mas, you are correct. This topic is best discussed in Cop Talk.