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.

Surveillance cameras in healthcare

You may have seen my recent correspondence with Government on my review of the impact and operation of the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. In my last letter I asked Government to consider  including the NHS as a relevant authority under the Protection of …

The use of drones

Over the Christmas period you may have been looking to the skies for Santa’s sleigh and you may have thought you saw it when in fact what you saw was an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle – more commonly known as a …

Body worn video

Photo of a CCTV Camera

Since I took up post as Surveillance Camera Commissioner nearly 3 years ago technology has moved forward at an incredible pace – particularly when I think about body worn video. When I took up post some police forces were starting to …