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CCTV Boom ‘Failing In Fight Against Crime’

Posted By admin On August 24, 2009 @ 3:41 am In Prison Planet | Comments Disabled

Sky News [1]
Monday, August 24, 2009

An internal police report has raised serious concerns about whether CCTV is being used effectively in the fight against crime.

The document reveals that CCTV footage was used to solve less than one crime for every 1,000 cameras in London.

Obtained from Scotland Yard using the Freedom of Information Act, the report recommends an overhaul of the way CCTV is handled across the UK.

The criticisms in the study make uncomfortable reading for both senior police officers and politicians alike.

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[3] ‘Sci-Fi Film’ CCTV Predicts Crime: http://www.prisonplanet.com/sci-fi-film-cctv-predicts-crime.html

[4] CCTV cameras being used in school changing rooms and toilets: http://www.prisonplanet.com/cctv-cameras-being-used-in-school-changing-rooms-and-toilets.html

[5] Police to fight crime with stink bombs and Spiderman nets: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-to-fight-crime-with-stink-bombs-and-spiderman-nets.html

[6] Police forces must merge to fight terrorism and organised crime, says RUSI report: http://www.prisonplanet.com/police-forces-must-merge-to-fight-terrorism-and-organised-crime-says-rusi-report.html

[7] Big Brother is DEFINITELY watching you: Shocking study reveals UK has one CCTV for every 32 people: http://www.prisonplanet.com/big-brother-is-definitely-watching-you-shocking-study-reveals-uk-has-one-cctv-for-every-32-people.html

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