Guidance

CCTV guidance

Information for setting up and using CCTV cameras.

Documents

CCTV operations manual

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Retrieval of video evidence and production of working copies from digital CCTV systems

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UK police requirements for digital CCTV systems

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Digital imaging procedure

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Details

CCTV guidance documents offer information including:

  • guidance for users wishing to buy a CCTV system that is fit for purpose
  • procedures and guidance for police when retrieving video and image evidence from digital CCTV systems
  • guidance on the processes involved in the handling of digital images for police applications
  • UK police requirements for digital CCTV systems
Published 30 April 2009
Last updated 24 November 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added link to 'Testing CCTV image quality'.
  2. First published.