Big Brother isn’t working: How £500m of CCTV cameras does ‘next to nothing’ to cut crime

The millions of CCTV cameras on Britain’s streets have done virtually nothing to cut crime, Home Office research has revealed.

Cameras in town centres, housing estates and on public transport ‘did not have a significant effect’, a report concluded.

It found that the only offence that was heavily reduced by their presence was theft from vehicles in car parks.

The findings are a further blow to Home Office officials and police chiefs who have turned to CCTV as their main weapon in preventing crime…

Read on


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s