Thousand Oaks neighbor watch group eyes muni Wi-Fi

John DiGuiseppe, founder and president of the Thousand Oaks Neighborhood Watch  in California wants muni wireless to aid first response and crime watch efforts in his city.John DiGuiseppe, founder and president of the Thousand Oaks Neighborhood Watch  in California wants muni wireless to aid first response and crime watch efforts in his city.

¬¨‚Ć”WiFi access is a wonderful tool for public safety in our community,” DiGuiseppe told the Thousand Oaks Acorn.

But Capt. Ron Nelson of the Ventura County Sheriff’s Department isn’t ready to scrap the county’s current cellular system in favor of Wi-Fi. He likes the idea of speeding information exchanges during emergencies but believes that the current system is more secure.