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For weeks, police in Boulder, Colo., have been secretly using video cameras to spy on a group of troublemakers that one city councilman suggested be banished from city limits when they commit petty crimes.

While it’s not unusual for police to conduct surveillance on public locations known to attract crime, the city kept this program a secret until a city councilmember accidentally brought it up at a meeting.

Police Chief Mark Beckner said the surveillance of several parks and public areas around the city’s municipal buildings would eventually have been made public, but told the Daily Camera that city officials first wanted to see what sort of behavior the cameras would record when people didn’t know about them.