License plate cameras approved for Akron, OH

Additional cameras are coming to the City of Akron in an effort Akron Police Department (APD) officials hope will assist with crime. During the June 6 Akron City Council meeting, Council members approved a contract with Flock Group Inc. for the purchase of equipment, hardware and software services for license plate reader technology. According to the legislation, the cameras will be installed on poles citywide, including the off-campus area south of The University of Akron campus…