Homepage
Documents
Events
Good practice
Links
News
Organisations
Places
Free Weekly eNews
About us
Contact
Our correspondents






Search CRP News by keyword or phrase:
If you have any news, opinions or suggestions which you would like to offer to the publishers of CRP News, please click here to email the Editor. We value your contribution.
All editorial content © CRP News, published by CRP Publications Ltd, Suite 210 91 Western Road, Brighton BN1 2LB

News - 7 February 2012

Selby partnership puts the focus on crime and disorder

A new initiative is to be launched in the Selby district, North Yorkshire to help local police teams in their fight against crime. Four miniature body-worn CCTV cameras purchased by the Community Safety Partnership will be used by police officers and Police Community Support Officers to help them gather evidence when dealing with offenders on the street.

The equipment will be used for a range of offences but particularly in relation to disorder and anti social behaviour across the District.

The compact cameras that measure 3" x 2" and clip onto an officers jacket, provide up to four hours of high quality video and audio footage and can be used in varying lighting conditions. Although body worn cameras have been used in the past by officers, previously the equipment was bulky with separate batteries, trailing wires and limited capabilities. The new CCTV cameras are very compact, efficient and easy to use. They are also robust enough to withstand the day to day physical activities that officers encounter.

Inspector Michelle Falkingham of Selby police said " We welcome the arrival of the new cameras. They are a high tech and effective tool that will help officers do their job in often difficult circumstances" Colin Moreton of the Selby District Community Safety Partnership added "As a partnership we aim to make Selby a safer place to live and work. Evidence obtained using the cameras is ideal for use at court in capturing footage of offenders behaviour and bringing them to justice. There is also a deterrent effect that will hopefully help to calm disorder situations before they get out of hand."

More details from the North Yorkshire Police website, click here.


Read related items on:
CCTV

   

Events
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
23 April 2014
Security TWENTY 14 South
The Conference is aimed at end users, purchasers and those who specify security products and will update attendees on the latest developments in the security sector.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
15 May 2014
Fraud and Error Conference 2014
Government are calling for a zero tolerance approach following the National Fraud Authority's June 2013 report findings that fraud and error is costing the UK public sector GBP20.6 billion. London... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
8 July 2014
Security TWENTY 14 North
The Conference is aimed at end users, purchasers and those who specify security products and will update attendees on the latest developments in the security sector.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .
24 September 2014
ABCP Business Crime Conference 2014
Venue: Jury's Hotel, Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 2HP. The conference will focus on business crime reduction partnerships and their work and will provide essential information and networking opportunity for everyone whose work encompasses business crime.... More
. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .