No mention of any shooting in Plainfield in Wednesday’s or Thursday’s Courier. See “Thursday’s Plainfield Today”. Since ShotSpotter apparently did not report any gun shots in the center of the high incident zone it must not have happened.
Two months have passed since installation was completed and follow up “tweaking”. The system seems to be meeting the expectations of many of us who spoke against it from the beginning plan to spend a million dollars. Once again the Departments focusing on gadgets instead of a viable working plan including optimum personnel usage seems to be a flawed approach to the problem. Will the cameras prove as useless?