Auchterarder CCTV Consultation

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Perth and Kinross Council have a public consultation available online regarding the possibility of CCTV in the centre of Auchterarder.

The consultation is available here

Below is the information from the consultation introduction page.

Overview

Auchterarder Community Council has identified funding to introduce Public Space CCTV in Auchterarder. As part of the Privacy Impact Assessment it is important to establish how people in Auchterarder feel about the proposal and if they are supportive.

Background

Perth & Kinross Council’s Public Space CCTV has been in operation for around 20 years and is monitored by Police Scotland. The Council’s CCTV system currently consists of 35 cameras, mainly located within Perth City Centre area with two cameras in North Muirton and one at each of the Park and Rides at Broxden and Scone. The purpose of the system is to: –

  • support community and public safety;
  • deter anti-social behaviour;
  • deter and/or prevent crime;
  • support the investigation, detection and evidence gathering of crimes;
  • contribute to traffic management.

Auchterarder Community Council has identified funding to introduce Public Space CCTV in Auchterarder. As part of the Privacy Impact Assessment it is important to establish how people in Auchterarder feel about the proposal and if they are supportive.

Why your views matter

The introduction of the new Perth and Kinross CCTV system means it is now possible to connect CCTV cameras in Auchterarder.

Therefore, we invite members of the public, organisations, businesses and visitors to complete a short survey about the proposal to introduce Public Space CCTV in Auchterarder.

The consultation closes on 14th January 2022.

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