From the Daily News:
A FAR ROCKAWAY housing complex that was besieged by crime last summer is slated to get high-tech security cameras.
The Redfern Houses - where the senseless killing of a 15-year-old girl last May grabbed the city's attention - is getting 141 cameras to help cops nab criminals and deter crime as part of a $2 million initiative by City Councilman James Sanders Jr.
The surveillance system also detects sounds, and can distinguish between a backfiring car and a gunshot, Sanders said.
The system can snap pictures of a suspect immediately after a gun has been fired.