Police will install new sets of eyes in parts of Briarwood, Jamaica and Pomonok, according to a Queens lawmaker.
Seventeen NYPD security cameras are coming to the area’s high-traffic locations thanks to $600,000 in funding secured by Councilmember James Gennaro.
They can be found around Rufus King Park in Jamaica, near Archbishop Molloy High School and along Hillside Avenue, Jamaica Avenue and Parsons Boulevard, officials said.
“I am proud to have been a strong supporter of the use of these cameras,” Gennaro said.
Installation is slated to be completed by the city’s police department within two years.
The legislator said the cameras “are an essential part of the NYPD’s crime-fighting and counterterrorism efforts.”
Another 57 security cameras are coming to Queens, Borough President Helen Marshall announced last month.
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