Got A Ring Doorbell? Then You’ll Want to Read This…

16/11/2020

Social media is awash with videos of that strange person on driveways or that shady looking character ‘delivering’ a package. Many have taken to installing a Ring Doorbell or similar wireless doorbells with integrated video capture, as an alternative to CCTV. But not so fast, if you’ve installed the wireless version then think again. The […]

Conservative U Turn On CCTV

22/10/2019

I’ve yet to witness the Conservatives putting forward any decent ideas of their own as usually they just pay extortionate amounts of money to consultants to conjure up something they can plaster their names all over. Tonight was no exception with Cllr Mike Wilkinson (Ind) putting forward a motion to put together a working group […]

Community CCTV

08/07/2019

I have recently published my views on CCTV here and this has met with mixed reactions from members of the public. Not one to ruin the party, I propose the concept of a wide network of community manned CCTV cameras. What’s different?Manned CCTV is a different beast to an unmanned system. Live images being monitored […]

Rayleigh Loses its CCTV

25/07/2018

As new data protection laws come into force, GDPR, one service that Rayleigh Town Council was responsible for has now been ‘decommissioned’ CCTV in our town centre has been all but removed due to the new legislation that would have put demands on the resources of the Town council. Other organisations such as the Chamber […]

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