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New camera equipment for Lombard police, fire

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Daily Herald report

The Lombard village board has approved the purchase of new camera equipment for the police and fire departments.

The police department will receive $48,315 worth of camera system improvements for video and audio surveillance of its booking area and three investigations interview rooms, as well as video-only surveillance for the interior and exterior of the police station at 235 E. Wilson Ave. Closed Circuit Innovations of Naperville installed the original surveillance system in 2004 and was awarded the contract for upgrades.

The fire department will receive two new Bullard T4Max thermal imaging cameras to use as a tool in attacking fires in structures with little or no visibility. The cameras cost $25,000.

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