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Detroit outfitting buses with surveillance cameras

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DETROIT (WJBK) -

Detroit is adding surveillance cameras to its buses in an effort to stop the violence.
 
Starting  Monday , Detroit Department of Transportation will install eight surveillance cameras on each of 50 DDot buses. These federally funded cameras will be installed on buses with the most troublesome routes. 200 more busses are to get cameras later.
 
These cameras come, following security concerns including attacks on drivers and passengers. Eight bus drivers have been injured in the past nine months. A week and a half ago, a 14-year-old boy was stabbed while trying to stop a fight between two other riders.
 
The cameras will provide both video and audio.
 
DDOT has 445 buses, including 100 it plans to retire. It also plans to purchase 50 new buses.

--The Associated Press contributed to this report

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