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Poll: Will ShotSpotter reduce gun violence?

Suffolk County Police Sgt. Peter Ervolina shows how

Suffolk County Police Sgt. Peter Ervolina shows how the ShotSpotter system registered two shots that were fired in a demonstration on Railroad Avenue in Huntington Station. (Dec. 22, 2011) Photo Credit: James Carbone

Suffolk County police successfully tested the shooting-detection technology known as ShotSpotter Thursday in Huntington Station.

The high-tech system, which was activated in five Suffolk County communities over the weekend, was hailed by officials as an important tool in enhancing police response and for its crime deterrent potential.

Do you think ShotSpotter will help reduce gun violence?

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