Archive for July 2010

Genie CCTV cameras safeguard St Albans Academy students

Unison installed the cameras Expanding surveillance equipment provider Genie CCTV has supplied surveillance systems to St Alban’s Academy, situated near the centre of Birmingham. With origins dating back to 1871, this specialist engineering and maths academy was opened in September 2009, replacing St Alban’s CE Specialist Engineering College. It now forms part of the ARK…

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Why is Birmingham’s CCTV scheme ‘unlawful’?

Sharon Rowe Apologised Liberty believes the Project Champion CCTV scheme in Birmingham is not only wrong, but unlawful in its implementation. Just occasionally, when the authorities get things wrong, someone is brave enough to say sorry. Assistant chief constable Sharon Rowe did that on Sunday. She had quite a lot to apologise for on behalf…

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