National CCTV Improvement Week announced in the UK

Initiative encourages CCTV operators to set time aside to evaluate their systems


In effort to ensure that the country's surveillance cameras are functioning properly ahead of the 2012 London Olympics, CCTV advisor Doktor Jon with the TRUSTED CCTV Improvement Project in Great Britain is encouraging private CCTV users and operators to take part in the organization's National CCTV Improvement Week (NCIW 2012) initiative later this spring.

Scheduled to take place on May 6-12, NCIW 2012 encourages CCTV users in the UK to take some time to evaluate their systems and look at ways in which they can be improved upon to enhance their overall performance, operational effectiveness and address any data management or privacy concerns.

"During NCIW 2012, any individual or organization currently using CCTV to enhance their security and public safety, will be able to audit, 'health check' and review the performance of their security cameras, so as to hopefully identify any technical or operational issues that may at present compromise or in any way devalue their effective use," said Jon in a statement. "Similarly, users will also be encouraged to evaluate their monitoring, recording and transmission systems, to more accurately determine their overall suitability and effectiveness for purpose."

For more information about the initiative, contact nciw@trustedcctv.org.