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    Paul Coward: Fighting crime the Salford City way Paul Coward: Fighting crime the Salford City way Presentation Transcript

    • Fighting crime the Salford City way
      • Paul Coward & Stephen Kearney
      • A whole new way of working developed by
    • Salford's Problems
      • high crime, high deprivation, high fear
    • Leading the Country in CCTV?
      • So we must therefore have integrated leading edge CCTV and monitoring
    • How we used to live – Summer 2008
      • Two totally independent control rooms
      • Unaware of exact camera locations
      • Unaware of what cameras could see
      • Partners asking blind for assistance
      • The public being asked to check for CCTV
      • Citizen & Councillor demands for new systems
      • No idea of the location of private cameras
    • We needed a Crime Fighting Superhero
    • System of many Components
      • Underlying GIS Software
      • Base Mapping Data
      • CCTV Data and Capture Methodology
      • Application Software
      • Diagnostic Data
      • Awareness and Documentation
      • Security Wrapper
    • Public and Private Cameras
      • Local initiatives to capture private cameras
        • Voluntary registration
        • Captured by PCSO’s
      • Partner organisations joined in
        • University of Salford
        • British Transport Police
      • Identifies potential coverage and provides contact details
      • Not currently access to footage
    • What does it do?
      • Contains key information to determine whether footage may exist or where to begin enquiries;
        • OS base mapping
        • Camera locations and contact details
        • Fields of view of all cameras
        • Other diagnostic data
          • Property owners
          • License holders
          • Chemists, petrol stations, second hand goods shops
        • OS ITN for routing
    • How is it used?
      • Find potential footage for an address
      • Place an incident marker on the base mapping
      • List cameras which could potentially see incident
      • Request footage using a standard mail form
      • Create a route between up to five known points and determine any potential for footage
      • Search for nearby ‘other diagnostic information’
      • Create multiple incident locations for plotting
      • Simple plot files creation
      • Enables investigators to have a clear picture of the area - fast
    • Investigation
      • How the system is being used
    • Investigation
    • Investigation
    • Operational Planning
    • WANTED
    • Individual Charged
      • Charged
        • Burglary Dwelling x 1
        • Burglary Other x 1
        • Other Offences TIC
        • Burglary Dwelling x 9
        • Burglary Other x 4
        • Sentenced to 30 months imprisonment
    • Major Incident
    • Benefits So Far
      • Criminals caught, crimes solved
      • Reduction in enquiries, increase in quality
      • Improvement in partnership working
      • Availability of private cameras (previously unknown)
      • Time savings in investigations
      • Securing of footage that would previously have been lost
    • In the 12 months since Go-Live
      • Gone from not knowing what cameras we have to having details on 660+ cameras
      • Included almost 400 private cameras
      • First point of call for serious crime and volume crime squads
      • Better focussed control rooms who receive feedback
      • Sharing of many data sets with partners in a secure manner
      • Constantly evolving uses and users across multiple-agencies
      • GIS has become the crime fighting superhero!
      • Questions?