ANNAPOLIS, Md. - Incoming Anne Arundel County Executive Laura Neuman says she has shut down a computer system used to monitor security cameras and fired an official who oversaw the system and reported to ousted former County Executive Jon Leopold.
Neuman says the cameras should remain on, but should be monitored by county police. The new county executive told The Capital of Annapolis (http://bit.ly/10aoJEk) that more than 500 cameras were being monitored. She said the cameras appear to have been installed in public areas such as county buildings and aren't a problem by themselves.
County officials say police searched county offices and have not found anything improper, but an investigation is continuing. State police say they are also investigating.
Leopold resigned earlier this year after he was found guilty of misconduct.
Information from: The Capital of Annapolis, Md., http://capitalgazette.com
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