Surveillance Camera Commissioner launches survey on UK police camera use

The Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner has started gathering the latest information from all police forces under his jurisdiction on their use of overt surveillance camera systems. The Commissioner, Professor Fraser Sampson, has written to the chief officers of all 43 geographical forces in England and Wales, the Ministry of Defence, the British Transport Police and the Civil Nuclear Constabulary, asking for details of their use and governance of all overt surveillance camera systems deployed in public places. Read the full article here.