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First phase of security cameras to be installed in Myrtle Beach

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) - The first phase installation of more than 800 surveillance cameras will begin at 29th Avenue North to South Kings Highway in the City of Myrtle Beach.

Myrtle Beach approves bringing in more than 800 surveillance cameras

The cameras will be operational in time for Memorial Day weekend, said Mark Kruea, city spokesman.

The cameras cost about $825,000, at approximately $1,000 each. The operating system cost $1.2 million, said Kruea.

Myrtle Beach Public Information Officer Lt. Crosby mentioned each camera location will have four cameras pointing in four different directions.

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