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Ethics

Survey launched on police use of surveillance camera systems

CCTV Control Room with a number of monitors

I am beginning the process of gathering the latest information from all police forces under my jurisdiction on their use of overt surveillance camera systems.

Trusted partnership with trusted private sector partners

The use of biometric surveillance by the state is a matter of increasing sensitivity and significant public concern - not just here but globally. As almost all of the technological capability for biometric surveillance is privately owned, the only way we will be able to harness the legitimate uses of that technology in the future is in trusted partnership with trusted private sector partners.