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Malls install security cameras to help cut down on crime

Area shopping centers are installing security cameras, at the urging of their host communities, to help cut down on incidents

Two major suburban shopping malls, in Braintree and Wrentham, have added new security cameras in response to concerns about safety and crime from their home communities.

Wrentham Village Premium Outlets last fall installed 10 security cameras to monitor common areas and parking lots after the town’s Planning Board voted to allow a Black Friday Midnight Madness sale only if the new cameras were added.

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