Journals Higher Education

CCTV and Policing

Public Area Surveillance and Police Practices in Britain

Benjamin J. Goold

Clarendon Studies in Criminology

  • Presents findings from the first major empirical study of police use of CCTV in Britain
  • Challenges mainstream thinking about how the police use surveillance technologies
  • Engages with the issue of privacy rights and public spaces
  • Includes a reconsideration of existing British and European privacy law and how may be applied to emerging surveillance technologies like CCTV
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