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Raising standards through my certification scheme

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There’s been a lot of focus recently in the press about the potential mass intrusion of surveillance cameras and I’ve recently blogged myself about CCTV in taxis and the use of automatic facial recognition technology. These are big ticket items …

Disclosure: the importance of complying with the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice.

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The Surveillance Camera Code of Practice (the Code) is prepared by the Secretary of State by virtue of Section 29(1) Protection of Freedoms Act 2012. Its purpose being to drive up standards in the operation of surveillance camera systems in …

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

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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 …

National surveillance camera strategy and local authorities

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Hi, I’m Tony Gleason Treasurer at the Public CCTV Managers’ Association (PCMA) and CCTV Manager at Bournemouth Borough Council. I jointly lead (with Neil Harvey PCMA Chair and Operations Manager at Nottingham Control Centre) the local authorities strand of the …