Is that CCTV Footage Admissible in Court? Pt 2In Part One we brought a nightmare scenario to your attention. CCTV footage became inadmissible in court because the DVR was not properly maintained.In this scenario, Security Expert Gary Palmer explained which precautions homeowners should take:Communicate with your lawyer the history, purpose, and unique technical features of your CCTV. Suggest hiring an expert for the trial if it is wit
Debating the Ethics and Lawful Use of CCTVGeorge Orwell understood the balance between freedom and conformity was precarious. Media throws the descriptor 1984 around loosely, yet few understand true oppression. Critics propose that CCTV violates our civil liberties, but in fact does CCTV ask us to sacrifice freedom for security? Australians must be vigilant where they draw the line.
Gotcha! Is that CCTV Footage Admissible in Court? (Part 1)You’ve caught those slippery thieves breaking and entering and are ready to lock them behind bars. Would that it were so simple. Like any evidence, CCTV footage will be contested by opposing lawyers. Home and business owners must keep their wits about them throughout the entire proceeding. Any person providing footage automatically becomes a witness to the crime.
How can CCTV combat Terrorism?Concern for terrorism, foreign or domestic, is not mere paranoia.Australia faces a national security threat. Jewish school children were traumatized during their trip between Marouba and Dover on August 6th, 2014. 5 intoxicated men screamed Anti-Semitic threats, ‘Kill the Jews’, and, ‘We are going to cut your throats and slice your throats open.’ On August 20th, 2014, a Jewish primary school was evacuated aft
Suggestions for Ideal Placement for CCTV CamerasYou’ve locked the windows, armed the alarm, and thrown away the key. Entrances are barred but delinquents have still managed to evade your surveillance!Hint: Adjust your camera placement. Today we’ll review which locations render surveillance pointless and which make James Bond sweat. Included are suggested household practices that compliment home CCTV installations.