Paul Kennedy
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Digital Evidence Management in the Police Service: Room for Improvement?

British statesman Sir Robert Peel introduced the first-ever police force – the Metropolitan Police Force of London – way back in 1829 during his tenure as Home Secretary in the Conservative Government of the day. The Met was tasked with detecting and preventing crime....
Posted On 22 Oct 2018
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Digital Advancements: Helping Front Line Emergency and Security Services

The ability to share timely and accurate data is extremely valuable. It’s even more critical for security operations and the Emergency Services, who need to work closely together to manage often challenging and dangerous situations. Simon Hall examines the importance of data...
Posted On 01 Oct 2018
Uri Guterman
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SD Cards: The Unsung Heroes of Video Surveillance

SD cards are small and tucked away, but we should never take them for granted as they can make a significant contribution towards end users achieving maximum benefit from their video surveillance systems. Here, Uri Guterman sings the praises of SD cards and provides some...
Posted On 24 Sep 2018
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Defeating The Criminals: Best Practice in Retail Security and Loss Prevention

Second only to the products that it’s selling, arguably the most important aspect of any retailer’s business are the loss prevention measures it has in place. Without such measures, asserts Evgenia Ostrovskaya, a retailer has little to no chance of surviving – and...
Posted On 18 Sep 2018
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Dahua’s CCTV equipment underpins all-new Smart City surveillance scheme in Lincoln

A 300-plus CCTV camera-supported city centre video surveillance scheme in Lincoln has been installed and commissioned using cameras, monitors and switching equipment supplied by Dahua Technology. The previous analogue-based surveillance system was more than 20 years old and had...
Posted On 30 Aug 2018
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Spike in criminal drive-offs from forecourts prompts interest in unmanned petrol stations

A recent spike in criminal drive-offs from forecourts has prompted renewed interest in unmanned fuel stations. That’s according to METRO Security which provides technology that integrates CCTV and Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) for both kiosk-driven a...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
Tony Porter QPM LLB: the Surveillance Camera Commissioner
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Surveillance Camera Commissioner and Forensic Science Regulator sign MoU

Surveillance Camera Commissioner Tony Porter QPM LLB has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Dr Gillian Tully, the Forensic Science Regulator. In doing so, Porter and Tully have set out agreed gateways through which issues will flow between them and which are of...
Posted On 31 May 2018
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Gallagher Security adds Full-HD VMS solution to Command Centre integrations

Gallagher Security has extended the range of video management systems (VMS) which can integrate into its ubiquitous access and control solution. EyeLynx Limited has developed a plug-in to integrate its SharpView network video recorder with the Gallagher Command Centre. This...
Posted On 26 Sep 2017
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Hanwha Techwin outlines determination to “Move With Trust” at IFSEC International 2017

Ahead of IFSEC International at London’s ExCeL next week, Bob Hwang (managing director at Hanwha Techwin Europe) has explained the thinking behind the company’s theme of ‘We Move With Trust’. “We Move With Trust in our partners,” stated Hwang. “We...
Posted On 15 Jun 2017
Simon Cook
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How Physical Security Systems Can Protect the ‘Everyday’

The success of any organisation or environment depends on its ability to support the healthy flow of people, products, information and ideas, writes Simon Cook. This is apparent in our daily lives when a minor disruption makes our everyday activities more difficult (or even...
Posted On 12 Apr 2017