Vence under video monitoring

In order to optimize security

In order to optimize security, the town center and the Historic City are, from now, under video monitoring. Fifteen cameras have been already settled in the main streets and in the parkings.
In a second time, all entrances, exists, and cross-roads will be equipped with cameras.

The Historic City approaches under video monitoring

Cameras have been settled :

Portail Lévis. Porte du Signadour. Porte d’Orient. Porche Alsace Lorraine. Porte du Peyra.

In town-center, six cameras have been also settled

Avenue Colonel Meyère / Parking de la Ferrage. Parking Chagall. Place Maréchal Juin / Cariatides. Place Marc Chagall. Carrefour Jean Moulin. Place du Grand Jardin.

In a second time, the following places will also be equipped :
Rond-point du Souvenir (next to Salle J. Falcoz), Rond-point des Cayrons, Rond-point Cantemerle.

Cameras are directly connected with the Municipal Police station. The pictures can be screened at any time (24hours a day and 7 days a week) on legal requisition or request of the Public prosecutor.

Respect of freedom and private life.

The camera localisation and the use of the recordings are subjected to a strict legislation aiming at preserving the privacy.

Low n° 95-73 of the 21th january, 1995, n°96-926 of the 17th october, 1996, of the 22th october, 1996, of the 23th january, 2006.

Decrease of delinquency and insecurity.

More and more towns of Alpes-Maritimes use this system with success : Villefranche-sur-Mer, Carros, Villeneuve-Loubet, Nice, Mandelieu-La-Napoule, Cannes, Antibes, la Gaude, Tourrettes-sur-Loup.
Cagnes-sur-Mer, Saint-Laurent-du Var et Grasse are in project.

The presence of video monitors allows a clear increase of the rate of delict elucidation.

See also->La Lettre du Maire n°12