The government has launched a consultation on proposed alterations to the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice. This is the first revision to the Code since its introduction in June 2013.
Regulating law enforcement use of automatic facial recognition is a complex area. The Commissioner blogs about the legal framework and the need for regulators and others to work together to ensure that they serve the public interest to the standards they expect, helping those who want to deploy AFR do so within a strong framework of law and guidance
The policing strand of the national surveillance camera strategy focuses on how the police pro-actively share relevant information about their own operation of surveillance camera systems and use of data from other systems. Read about what's happening on this work strand.
The industry strand of the national surveillance camera strategy involves those who manufacture, plan, design, install maintain and monitor of surveillance camera systems. Read about what's happening on this work strand.
The way overt surveillance cameras are being used is changing. Should there be an independent review looking at how they are used?
Video Surveillance Systems are operated by most Local Authorities in England and Wales and are intrinsically linked with operational policing to protect the public and ensure their safety. So how effective are they and is the cost of installing and operating those systems really worth it?
New standard that will ensure that surveillance cameras are cyber secure to be launched on 20 June. Find out what it will mean for the video surveillance industry.
Thursday 20 June will mark a world first – the first ever National Surveillance Camera Day! Read about how you can join the conversation.
Once again the issue of police use of Automatic Facial Recognition (AFR) technology has come into public spotlight. This week it was part of an inquiry at the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee – to whom I …
Hello, my name is Dr Rachel Adams and I’m an Early Career Researcher with the Information Law and Policy Centre, Institute for Advanced Legal Studies, University of London. I’m also a member of the Surveillance Camera Commissioner’s Automatic Number Plate Recognition Independent …
Hi, I’m Professor Pete Fussey and have been asked by Tony Porter to lead a new strand of his National Surveillance Camera Strategy on human rights, data and technology. I’m a Director at the Centre for Research into Information, Surveillance …