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“Locate police officers in London Underground ticket offices” urges Policy Exchange Think Tank

In ‘Boosting London’s Front Line Policing’, a new report produced by the Capital City Foundation (the London-focused unit at Think Tank The Policy Exchange), head of crime and justice Glyn Gaskarth recommends that some of the now vacant London Underground ticket...
Posted On 23 Mar 2016
Part 4 of Video Surveillance Systems for Use in Security Applications has been revised by the BSI
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Part 4 of BS EN 62676 on Video Surveillance Systems revised by British Standards Institution

The British Standards Institution has revised BS EN 62676-4:2015 Video Surveillance Systems for Use in Security Applications – Part 4: Application Guidelines. The standard, which saw input from the Home Office, the Metropolitan Police Service and Transport for London, provides...
Posted On 21 Oct 2015
The London Fire Brigade has implemented many significant operational changes since the 7/7 attacks
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London’s firefighters “more equipped than ever” to deal with another 7/7-style terrorist attack

As the London Fire Brigade reflects on changes made to its service in the intervening decade, London Fire Commissioner Ron Dobson has stated that firefighters are now “better equipped than ever” to deal with another 7/7 attack in the capital. The London Fire Brigade...
Posted On 13 Jul 2015
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London Mayor expands Met’s use of number plate cameras to boost crime-fighting capabilities

London Mayor Boris Johnson has more than doubled the number of high-tech Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) cameras used by the Metropolitan Police Service to help identify criminals and bring them to justice. Around 2,300 ANPR cameras are now deployed for policing...
Posted On 31 May 2015
Transport for London has adopted ultra-secure USB flash drives to ensure that data is protected in the event of the loss or theft of portable devices
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Transport for London adopts ultra-secure USB flash drives for data protection

Transport for London (TfL) has adopted ultra-secure USB flash drives to ensure that its data is protected in the event of the loss or theft of portable devices. iStorage, the portable storage and digital encryption specialist, has confirmed that its datAshur USB flash drives will...
Posted On 11 Mar 2015
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