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CCTV Commissioner reveals shock at local authorities’ lack of compliance with camera surveillance standards

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Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter has recently revealed his shock that, when he came into the job, just 2% of the 433 principal local authorities complied with the recommended standards for camera surveillance. There is believed to be 4-6 million surveillance cameras in the UK, which means people in an average town or city can […]


Westminster Council to axe support for ageing CTTV network

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One of the most important local authorities in the UK has revealed plans to axe support for its ageing CCTV network, a recent news report has been able to suggest. Westminster Council will end support for its CCTV network citing funding pressures and research showing it is ineffective in preventing crime. The surveillance network, consisting […]


Dorchester PCC asks for support from local businesses to retain CCTV across the county

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The Dorchester Police and Crime Commissioner, Martyn Underhill, has asked local businesses for support in order to retain the vital CCTV services across the county, a recent news report in the local media has been able to suggest. The PCC said that the county town has an effective CCTV system that plays an important role […]




CCTV surveillance systems used for monitoring farm animal’s wellbeing

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CCTV systems are normally used for preventing anti-social behaviour and enforcing security, but now they’re being put to good work for a rather different purpose – tracking farm animal movements.