Tony Porter, Surveillance Camera Commissioner

Tony Porter

Tony Porter was appointed Surveillance Camera Commissioner in March 2014. He has a combination of business and law enforcement expertise. He is an intelligence specialist (most recently within the financial sector) and retired senior police leader. His experience spans community and business engagement, international counter terrorism and serious and organised crime.

Relevant Authorities – If you are operating Surveillance Camera Systems in public in England and Wales. Are you assured as to your legal responsibilities?

As an operator of a surveillance camera system you are faced with a framework of legal and regulatory requirements and industry standards, some of which place statutory responsibilities upon you in connection with the use of those systems depending upon …

Positive Progress with the Parking Industry

As part of my National Surveillance Camera Strategy we have a ‘voluntary adopters’ strand. The aim is to harvest those organisations whom, under the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012, are encouraged to comply with the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice …

Less than seven days to go!

In conjunction with CRISP (Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance and Privacy) and my office we are holding a Question Time style event at London School of Economics set for a 6.00pm start and 8.00 pm finish on Wednesday 21st …

National surveillance camera strategy and the critical national infrastructure

The Critical National Infrastructure (CNI) strand of the national surveillance camera strategy for England and Wales is run by the Centre for the Protection of National Infrastructure (CPNI). CPNI is the government authority for protective security advice, both physical and …