OBSCC asks police chiefs for clarification about surveillance drones

13/03/2023 | Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner

Following the publication of the 2022 survey of police use of overt surveillance camera systems in public places, the Biometrics and Surveillance Camera Commissioner (OBSCC), Professor Fraser Sampson, has written a letter to all chief officers of Police England and Wales concerning the use of uncrewed aerial vehicles (UAVs) aka drones used by police and law enforcement agencies. In the letter, the OBSCC has asked a number of questions and has asked for clarification by 31 March. 

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