It happens every year at the fair and that's kids getting lost. It's a scary situation both for the little ones and the parents. The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office is trying to make that situation a little less scary.
They are using a new tool all around the Just for Kids Area. They have installed several cameras to watch people going in and out of the kids area. This is the first time they have used these cameras. Major Shannon Clark with the Tulsa County Sheriff's Office says with the kids area being moved to the west end of the fair and a parking lot right next too it, they needed to come up with something to keep everyone safe.
"That way if there was a perpetrated that was actually to come in here or a pedophile that would want to steal a child or take them away so now we can see who is taking those kids in and out," says Major Clark.
Each camera is able to store hours of footage. That means if anything does happen they can go straight to the video and see exactly what has happened. Parents like the idea of keeping their kids more safe in this area.
"We have so many people in such a small area. That it's easy to run off with our kids. So, I think extra cameras or anything they put out here to keep our kids safe is the best thing they can do," says parent, Alfreida Rose.
Major Clark says there hasn't been a problem in the past just want to make sure there isn't one in the future.
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