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Survey of Local Authorities Compliance with the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

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Earlier this year I sent a survey to LAs in England and Wales to gain a better understanding as to the extent to which they were complying with their statutory responsibilities arising from Section 33(1) of the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 (PoFA) and the Surveillance Camera Code of Practice, in connection with their use of overt surveillance camera systems in public places.

Leading the industry strand of the national surveillance camera strategy

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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 national surveillance camera strategy and policing

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Hi, I’m Assistant Chief Constable Tim Jacques from Lancashire Constabulary and the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) lead for CCTV, recently replacing Assistant Chief Constable Mark Bates who has retired. I’m taking over Tony’s blog this week as I’m also …

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 …

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 …