CCTV as a cheaper and more effective way of reducing urban crime

 

“CCTV is considered by some to be a cheaper and more effective way of reducing urban crime than paying for police officers to patrol the streets. However, the public feel safer if police officers
are on the streets and do not like their daily lives being recorded by so many cameras.” Using existing literature and data, critically evaluate this claim in relation to at least 2 of the following areas:  Cost  Society  Privacy