Wednesday, May 6, 2009

VIIDO in the news

Closed Circuit Television’s key role in modern policing
- A unique insight by DCI Mick Neville, of London's Metropolitan Police Service -

"Over the years, much has been written about the deployment of CCTV as a high tech. crime reduction tool, and yet many experienced practitioners feel that it's effectiveness in this role, has for a variety of reasons, long been overstated.

One man who knows more than most about the operational challenges of making CCTV work, is Detective Chief Inspector Mick Neville, of London's Metropolitan Police Service, specialist VIIDO unit – (pronounced like “Fido”).

Here he explains in some detail the work of his officers, and describes the challenges and frustrations involved in locating and extracting key usable CCTV material, and presenting it as evidentially admissible recordings ..."

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