Scary or reassuring? The really odd part of Tampa's public safety "experiment" is that it might be both. It is most certainly a government intrusion, and it's clear there's no probable cause for randomly taking pictures of people as they do a little window shopping. But as government intrusions go, it's not a terribly inconvenient one, and this is, after all, a public space. What's more, the Tampa police use these cameras to help spot and prevent crime in progress too. So the question is, if you're strolling the streets of Ybor at night, would you feel safer knowing the cameras are watching, or would you feel somehow violated?