Monaghan’s JPC express their support for getting CCTV in the county

County Monaghan’s Joint Policing Committee have expressed their support for getting CCTV in the county.

The issue was raised at the most recent meeting of the Committee where members received a presentation about crime figures over the past few years.

Earlier this week a grant-aid scheme was announced to assist in the establishment of community-based CCTV systems, aimed at the prevention and reduction of local crime.

Under the scheme, eligible community groups can apply for grant aid of up to 60 percent of the total capital cost of the proposed CCTV system, up to a maximum grant of €40,000.

Members expressed their support for the pursual of community CCTV in Monaghan.