Since my last blog about the National Surveillance Camera Strategy not much time has passed but quite a lot has happened. The working group that I have set up to drive the strategy forward has now met to discuss how …
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.
Principle one of the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice talks about surveillance cameras being used for a legitimate aim to meet a pressing need.
CCTV is everywhere in the UK – up to 6 million CCTV cameras according to a British Security Industry Association report in 2013.
Welcome to my brand new blog – I’m Tony Porter and this is my first ever blog post in my role as Surveillance Camera Commissioner, my first blog ever actually!