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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.

Technology is changing

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Technology changes constantly and quickly – it moves forward at amazing speed, 0 – 60 in the blink of an eye. We’ve seen the use of body worn video spread across virtually all police forces and some are now using …

Partnership working

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There’s been quite a lot in the press recently about local authorities turning off their CCTV schemes. Westminster Council is turning off their scheme as they can’t afford to run it and it’s the same in Newbury and Havant. Austerity …