Croydon's CCTV network is made up of 76 cameras located across the borough, we also have the ability to access an additional 26 cameras that are owned by Transport for London.
Camera images are continuously monitored and the police are informed of suspicious incidents.
Offences captured that can lead to an arrest include:
- Motor vehicle offences
- Criminal damage
We monitor the streets ensuring shoppers and visitors can enjoy all Croydon has to offer.
CCTV cameras are also used to catch fly-tippers, with cameras installed at specific locations where complaints have been received.
Fly-tipping is illegal and we will prosecute anyone caught committing this offence in Croydon under the Environmental Protection Act 1990. To report fly-tipping or for more information visit our fly-tipping webpage.
Images are recorded 7 days a week, 24 hours per day. Recordings are retained for 28 days unless a request is received to retain a particular piece of footage longer.
Staff Body Worn Cameras
Croydon Council has a responsibility to, uphold Community Safety and Environmental Enforcement issues, investigate anti-social behaviour issues (ASB); to protect members of the public and their property, and prevent, detect and investigate crime. This often involves stopping and speaking to the public and Officers recording information in their pocket books.
By utilising these cameras,Officers are able to record exactly what happened, what was said and when, in an indisputable format.
For further information on the policy please see the document below.