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“Phantom” security boss who failed to pay staff guilty of 22 counts of fraud

A security boss who ran seven companies under four different identities has been found guilty of defrauding security operatives who worked for him. John Gaines, 72, of Leamington Spa, was found guilty of 22 charges of fraud at Warwick Crown Court on Monday 30 September. Gaines...
Posted On 01 Oct 2019
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Privacy International and Liberty fight to unearth police use of “intrusive” mobile phone monitoring technology

Privacy International has filed an appeal challenging police forces’ refusal to disclose information on their purchase and use of IMSI catchers. IMSI catchers are surveillance tools which mimic mobile phone towers, tricking phones into connecting with them and revealing...
Posted On 14 Aug 2018
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Door supervisor handed suspended prison sentence for working without SIA licence

On Thursday 26 October at Leamington Spa Magistrates Court, Karl Alexander Morrison (now known as Karl O’Brien) was found guilty of working without a Security Industry Authority (SIA) licence. Morrison was found working without an SIA licence at an illegal traveller’s encampment...
Posted On 31 Oct 2017
Rugby First is showing how joint working on CCTV operation and management can actively protect local communities
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Rugby First shows how joint working on CCTV actively protects communities

In Rugby, organisations have been working together to provide a collaborative approach towards CCTV surveillance that protects the community while at the same time maintaining citizens’ right to privacy. Rugby First was created back in 2005. The Control Room i...
Posted On 18 Oct 2015