Councilor John Florez will introduce a resolution at Newport City Council’s meeting on February 24th that would put surveillance cameras across major streets in Newport.

The resolution asks for City Administration to explore funding options for implementing a city wide comprehensive camera surveillance program.

Newport City Council will also discuss a resolution that would arm Newport Police Department with cameras on Wednesday night, Newport Police Department May Soon Roll Out Body Worn Camera Pilot Program.


Matt Reed of NBC 10 and sat down with City Councilor John Florez to discuss the resolution and safety in the city.

Read the Full NBC 10 Story: Councilman proposes installing surveillance cameras in Newport



[socialpoll id=”2335338″]

More From What’s Up Newp

Ryan M. Belmore

Ryan M. Belmore is the Owner & Publisher of What's Up Newp. Ryan is a member of Local Independent Online News (LION) Publishers and serves on the Board of Directors for Fort Adams Trust and Lucy's Hearth. Send questions, tips, and story ideas to