Publication - Advice and guidance

A National Strategy for Public Space CCTV in Scotland

Published: 18 Mar 2011
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Law and order

A national strategy for public space CCTV in Scotland

A National Strategy for Public Space CCTV in Scotland


Information Commissioners Office: Data Protection CCTV Code of Practice Revised edition 2008 01.pdf

Information Commissioners Office: The Guide to Data protection 2009

Information Commissioners Office: Data Protection Act 1998 - Legal Guidance

Information Commissioners Office: Complete Audit Guide

The Scottish Government: Regulation of Investigatory Powers (Scotland) Act 2000

The Scottish Government: Covert Surveillance - Code of Practice - 2003

The Scottish Government: Strategic report on Improving the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Public Space CCTV in Scotland: November 2009

The Scottish Government: The Effectiveness of Public Space CCTV: A review of recent published evidence regarding the impact of CCTV on crime - December 2009

The Scottish Centre for Crime & Justice Research: Public Space CCTV in Scotland: Results of a National Survey of Scotland's Local Authorities - December 2009

Human Rights Act 1998

Ministry of Justice: Making Sense of Human Rights An Introduction

Ministry of Justice: Human Rights: Human Lives A Handbook for Public Authorities

A Brief Guide to the Human Rights Act 1998 & Implications for CCTV

Health & Safety at Work Act 1974

Display Screen Equipment Regulations 1992

The Private Security Industries Act 2001

Security Industries Authority: Who Needs a Public Space Surveillance ( CCTV) Licence?

Home Office - Passport to Evaluation V.2 2009

Freedom of Information Act 2000

Home Office Publications

National CCTV Strategy - Oct 2008

CCTV Operational Requirements Manual - May 2009

Retrieval of Video Evidence & Production of Working Copies from Digital CCTV Systems v2.0 - Oct 2008

(Provides a procedure and guidance to police technical staff wishing to identify the most appropriate method for retrieving video from any digital CCTV system)

CCTV First Responder's Protocol - Aug 2008

(Basic "do's and don'ts" guidance leaflet for officers who are the first-on-scene at an incident from which CCTV evidence is required)

CCTV and Imaging Publications CCTV-and-imaging-publications(Link to the Home Office Scientific Development Branch publication list of CCTV related information)

British Standards Institute

BS 5979:2000-Code of practice for remote centres receiving signals from security systems

BS7858:2006+Amendment 2:2009-Security screening of individuals employed in a security environment. Code of Practice

BS7958:2009-Closed circuit television ( CCTV). Management and operation. Code of Practice.

BS8495:2007-Code of practice for digital CCTV recording systems for the purpose of image export to be used as evidence.

Skills for Security

Skills for Security Website