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700 arrests a year in South Kesteven thanks to CCTV

Some 700 people are arrested every year after they have been caught on camera across South Kesteven.

Mark Jones, community resilience lead for South Kesteven District Council, told councillors that some 184,000 hours of activity have been recorded since the council first installed CCTV in 1997.

Today, Grantham has 41 cameras, with a new one being installed in Springfield Road. Stamford has 15, Bourne eight and the Deepings four, members of the Communities and Wellbeing Overview and Scrutiny Committee were told.

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