City Councilman Says Liquor Stores, Bars Should Have Security Cams [VIDEO]
Shreveport City Coincilman John Nickelson talks with 101.7 / 710 KEEL's Robert J Wright and Erin McCarty about a number of topics, including his his idea to require the city's liquor stores and bars to install security cameras.
Nickelson tells KEEL listeners that, "I would think that businesses selling alcohol in Shreveport would want security cameras for their own safety.Having this requirement will give police an important tool to fight crime and it will deter crime, so I hope the city council will give it serious consideration."
The councilman also addresses the current situation of the city dumping raw sewerage into the Red River because of mechanical problems at the Stoner Sewer main. Nickelson says he is concerned that the council members "did not receive advance notice...I hope this is something that will be handled differently in the future. But I also know that, as of now, the department is doing everything it can to address the problem."
Nickelson also acknowledged that the city's handling of the situation had been approved by the state's Department of Environmental Quality.