CCTV and Policing: Public Area Surveillance and Police Practices in Britain (Clarendon Studies in Criminology)
 
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CCTV and Policing considers how the introduction of closed circuit television (CCTV) has affected policing practices in Britain. Based on original field research, the volume examines the various factors that have shaped police CCTV use, and challenges claims that the spread of public area CCTV
is indicative of a movement towards increasingly authoritarian forms of policing.

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    This book is a great introduction to the debate around the use and effectiveness of CCTV. It presents reasoned views based on emprical evidence that challenge some of the assumptions about CCTV use in the United Kingdom. It is well-written, accessible for both experts and lay reader alike. Its assessment of the evidence is balanced and backed up by a strong understanding of the scholarship around this area of inquiry. Highly recommended for academics and as a great read for anyone interested in why those cameras are watching them....more info