While the federal government wastes time with virtual fences that don’t work, a citizen’s group has set up a camera system along the border that will be monitored by volunteers sitting at their computers at home.
Compared to the federal government’s $20 million fence, the American Border Patrol spent $100,000 on a system that actually works! Those who monitor the cameras will contact the Border Patrol when they see illegals crossing the border.
If you want to volunteer, visit their website here.
A border security group has created a Web site that will let immigration hawks patrol the border over the Internet.The American Border Patrol’s Virtual Vigilance program will let people take control over a high-tech camera mounted on a 46-foot pole and watch people crossing into the U.S.The idea is to help be the eyes for Customs and Border Protection officers.Five cameras will be set up at the American Border Patrol’s ranch near Naco and will provide coverage of about 20 miles. The group wants volunteers to work half-hour shifts.Glenn Spencer, American Border Patrol’s president, stood in front of a projection Tuesday at the Marriott University Park and pointed to an image of a wall federal officials say 300 illegal entrants go over every day.“Americans can sit in their homes and they can watch that wall,” he said.Two of the group’s cameras are thermal and can see five miles into the dark. They cost $85,000 apiece, Spencer said.Spencer also gloats that The Boeing Co. can’t get its $20 million “virtual fence” up and running, while his folks developed the hardware and software for their project at a cost of $100,000. Read more….
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