Others will argue that Hawkeye must ALWAYS endure outages, as the system has yet to produce a single image, in spite of the city's claims that the system is invaluable, yet has on many occasions refused to provide proof, but continually asked the public to simply take their word for it, as if...
The newspaper went so far as to joke that "The hawk might be off its perch in Wilkes-Barre.", referring to the lack of surveillance coverage as the upgrades are underway, but I assure you after dumping OVER $7,000,000.00 SEVEN MILLION DOLLARS, or $10,483.87 per camera into a worthless ponzi scheme, this is no laughing matter.
City Administrator Greg Barrouk said Tuesday that the cameras are in the process of being upgraded and some will be down temporarily as a result. Barrouk stressed that it was not a city-wide shut down of the 300 total cameras positioned throughout Wilkes-Barre
It's been rumored that board-members of Hawkeye like Barrouk are receiving cash kickback for their involvement into this sham, and as much as I hope that isn't true, it sure makes sense considering how much they defend this dysfunctional system.
Wake Up Wilkes Barre