Hashtag: #CCTV

Shadow Minister Questions Status Of CCTV

Shadow Minister Questions Status Of CCTV

[Updated] The Opposition has called on Premier Michael Dunkley to advise the public of the status of CCTV, saying that while they “know that it may not catch every incident, if not operational then it will not catch any.” Earlier this year it was announced that a new CCTV system would be implemented, which will consist of 150 cameras island-wide,... Read more of this article

Opinion Part #2: Making A “Panopticon Prison”

Opinion Part #2: Making A “Panopticon Prison”

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] In a previous OpEd I introduced the idea of the Panopticon, and how Bermuda’s fancy new CCTV system is making our island into a large panopticon [all-seeing] prison. In this prison all of us are prisoners and may be watched at any time by the guard tower, in the form of CCTV. We don’t know if/when we’re... Read more of this article

Making Bermuda Into A Panopticon Prison?

Making Bermuda Into A Panopticon Prison?

[Opinion column written by Jonathan Starling] Not too long ago the Premier was featured in a news story touring the CCTV monitoring centre up in Prospect. Included in the story were pictures of a wall of monitors, displaying the clarity and scale of the images. These images were clearly impressive – well detailed and clear.The Premier is quoted... Read more of this article

Premier Dunkley Gets Update On CCTV System

Premier Dunkley Gets Update On CCTV System

“Very pleased with the progress and the quality of the technology,” said Premier Michael Dunkley today [July 10] after a visit to the Prospect site of the CCTV monitoring centre. The Premier, who is also Minister of National Security, toured the facility following the award of the contract to BAS/Serco earlier this year to see first-hand the CCTV... Read more of this article

Power Restored To CCTV After Disconnection

Power Restored To CCTV After Disconnection

Power to the GET owned CCTV poles was disconnected yesterday before the transfer of ownership of the poles had concluded, however the transfer has now been completed and BELCO have resumed powering the CCTV cameras. In a short statement today [Apr 17], Assistant Commissioner of Police Paul Wright said, “The Bermuda Police Service would like to... Read more of this article

Minister Dunkley: ‘Mr Scott Has A Short Memory’

Minister Dunkley: ‘Mr Scott Has A Short Memory’

[Updated with PLP response + video] The National Security Ministry called Michael Scott’s recent comments “reckless and irresponsible,” while Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley said that Mr. Scott “has a short memory” as the process that led to the recommendation of BAS/SERCO as the CCTV service provider was... Read more of this article

PLP On CCTV: “Nothing Short of Incompetent”

PLP On CCTV: “Nothing Short of Incompetent”

“Minister Dunkley’s handling of the CCTV system has been nothing short of incompetent and has jeopardized the safety of countless Bermudians,” Shadow Public Safety Minister Michael Scott said last night. The new 150 camera island-wide system was supposed to be operational as of April 1st, but has been delayed. The service was previously... Read more of this article

Progress Being Made On Delayed CCTV Project

Progress Being Made On Delayed CCTV Project

[Updated with video] The ‘back haul’ work on the new CCTV system, which was supposed to be operational on April 1st, will be finished before the end of May and will allow the final phase of expansion to be completed, Commissioner of Police Michael DeSilva said today. The new system is due to consist of 150 cameras island-wide, using the latest technology... Read more of this article

Dunkley On CCTV Delay: “Very Disappointed”

Dunkley On CCTV Delay: “Very Disappointed”

“Very disappointed,” said Minister of National Security Michael Dunkley when asked today for his reaction to the state of the CCTV project which was meant to have been up and running by 1st April. BAS/Serco was selected to provide the expansion of CCTV, with the 5-year contract costing $1.3 million per year. The service was previously provided by... Read more of this article

Senator Marc Daniels On CCTV Implementation

Senator Marc Daniels On CCTV Implementation

Senator Marc Daniels has called on the Government to let the public know when they should expect the CCTV cameras to be up and running under the new service provider. The new island-wide CCTV system was expected to be operational as of April 1st, however has been delayed in being implemented. The new system is due to consist of 150 cameras island-wide,... Read more of this article

Island-Wide CCTV Camera System Delayed

Island-Wide CCTV Camera System Delayed

The new island-wide CCTV system was expected to be operational as of yesterday [Apr 1], however has been delayed in being implemented. The new system is due to consist of 150 cameras island-wide, using the latest technology to allow the police to do such analytics as facial and vehicle recognition and tracking.  In February officials said it would... Read more of this article

CCTV To Expand To 150 Cameras Island Wide

CCTV To Expand To 150 Cameras Island Wide

[Updated with video] A press conference was held this morning to provide an update on the new CCTV system, which will consist of 150 cameras island-wide, with the latest technology to allow the police to do such analytics as facial and vehicle recognition and tracking. Present at the press conference were Acting Commissioner Mike Jackman, Ian Cook,... Read more of this article

Police Release CCTV Images After Gun Murder

Police Release CCTV Images After Gun Murder

[Updated] The police have released CCTV images of a light coloured car driving up Glebe Road, saying they believe the driver of this car may be able to assist the police in their investigation into the murder of Jonathan Dill. Mr Dill was fatally shot at around 10.20pm on September 2, 2013 at a residence in the Glebe Road and St Monica’s Mission area. Acting... Read more of this article