Many of them would be put on Green Street. It's an area known as the site for Unofficial St. Patrick's Day. Police say they put up temporary cameras for that event but now hope to keep an eye out 24/7.
That's because aside from "Unofficial," it's a place where students spend a lot of time. It can also see a lot of robberies. Police say cameras in the area could help pinpoint where crimes like that occur or where suspects go afterwards.
Not all 200 cameras would go there. Detective Tim Hetrick says others would go on different buildings around campus. He says the more there are, the less crime police see.
University police have spent about $2 million on cameras since 2008. Each one costs between $300 to $3,000.
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