BND dutifully asked
Belleville residents: So now that you've got a 12,000-pound police Humvee with surveillance cameras that's parked right in your 'hood, aren't you worried about invasions of your privacy?
Their answer: Hell no.
According to St. Clair County Sheriff Mearl Justus
, he's been getting Exterminator requests from both residents and police departments in the county for about a month.
Right now, the crime-deterring monstrosity is parked in 500 block of North 40th Street in Belleville
, streaming live video back to the Sheriff's office. But Daily RFT
wonders: All that an enterprising drug dealer would need to blind The Exterminator would be a plastic shopping bag over the camera lens, right? Just wondering...