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FOI 11059

CCTV

Request



I am writing with regards to CCTV Cameras situated in Ingatestone High Street and would like to ask the following questions under the 'Freedom of Information Act 2000'.



* How Often do the operators sweep the high street?

* How long are the recordings kept

* Over the past 18 months has the CCTV recordings been viewed by the Police?

* Over the past 18 months do you know of any crimes being solved using the CCTV?

* Over the past 18 months how many times has the CCTV operators contacted the Police to report a crime in progress?

* Does Shenfield high street have CCTV?

Response

* How Often do the operators sweep the high street?
Minimum hourly, often more regular.

* How long are the recordings kept
A maximum of thirty days.

* Over the past 18 months has the CCTV recordings been viewed by the Police?
1 in 18 months (16 since 2012)

* Over the past 18 months do you know of any crimes being solved using the CCTV?
Unknown, data held by Essex Police. CCTV have produced DVD’s for court at police request

* Over the past 18 months how many times has the CCTV operators contacted the Police to report a crime in progress?
None in 18 months (14 since 2012)

* Does Shenfield high street have CCTV?
Yes, three cameras are located in Hutton Road Shenfield.