Surveillance under Surveillance

Steps to add a Surveillance device:

  1. Login to OpenStreetMap
  2. Find the location of the device on the map
  3. Click “Edit”
  4. Click on “Point”, then place the pin where the device is
  5. Under “Select feature type”, click on “Point”
  6. Under Tags, in the first field, type: man_made
  7. In the next field, type: surveillance

You should now see:

Additional fields for Camera Field of View:


8. Complete as many of the fields as possible.
9. Click “Save” in the top right

“Our database is updated once an hour. So it might take a while until your OSM entries are visible on the Surveillance under Surveillance map.”

Related Links for Reference:
EFF Atlas of Surveillance