Councils Cut Back on CCTV Budge

Statistics obtained from councils nationwide, establish that 20% across the United Kingdom has been pressured to cut back the amount of Close Circuit TV cameras installed since 2010.
Information received by Labour MP Gloria de Piero under a Freedom of Information request. It showed that 209 from a total of 326 local governments in England replied and established the diminishing numbers of public space CCTV cameras across England since the last General Election.
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Obtaining Your SIA Security permit

As always the first thing to do above all else is check your eligibility to obtain an SIA licence. Again and again applicants do not bother to check their eligibility for a permit then after passing their training course and paying the cost of the permit they’re rejected because they have a criminal record. They not only lose the cost of their permit, but also would have paid for their training that is now useless. Prior to ...

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Operation Hydrous by SIA

In cooperation with our enforcement colleagues this recently shows how effective our cooperating with each other can be. This can only benefit the community and its interests. We’ll continue to operate in this manner to insure the general populace is protected during their work and leisure time.

Recently a number of SIA personnel were engaged in operations in concert with one or more of our enforcement colleagues in the London and Yorkshire regions.

Operation Hydrous was planned and ...

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CCTV may be your one solution to halting Vandals and Intruders

Reports from a Police Watchdog (2012), West Yorkshire suffered the sharpest rise in burglary in the whole of England during the period of 2012. Installing a CCTV system at your residence or to the exterior of your business premises is the one preventative measure you can take and could help minimise those figures and put a halt to thieves and vandals
During the period of 2011/2012, 8.9 million crimes were reported. A huge amount, but the number ...

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Concerns over the next generation of surveillance cameras

Sophisticated cameras that are able to distinguish and tag facial profiles from great distances, could transgress our individual rights, a government representative warned.

To establish the possible effects, regarding our individual rights a new post has been created.
The United Kingdom’s first surveillance commissioner issued a cautionary warning to Parliament stressing the advancements that are being made in surveillance technology; we are now at risk of converting the United Kingdom into a ‘Big Brother’ nation.

He warned ...

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Precise cost-efficient exterior video recording protection

Planning a surveillance scheme that’s precise and cost-efficient for the open areas is a big challenge for the protection industry.

Recent progresses in camera sensitiveness along with advances in video recording processing means that now exterior video recording results are more exact and amazingly inexpensive. With the proper consideration, not only is protection operation greatly enhanced, total costs of an installation can be reduced by as much as 50%.

Stopping nuisance alarm system with exterior video recording analytics

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Taking a stance to school security challenges with admittance regulated systems

Authorised Admittance to Educational Buildings and Grounds

At its most introductory level, admittance control comprises of a scheme to enabling or precluding unauthorised persons to enter or exit a location, whether the entire area or a individual room or storage. Most of the access control schemes rely on a person passing through, in or out of an area being acknowledged and corroborated, generally by proof of their identity and authority to enter the area.

This could be a ...

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