London murderer and serial rapist jailed for at least 37 years – The Guardian

‘A serial attacker who raped four women and murdered his final victim, dumping her body in a children’s playground, has been jailed for life after an eight-year extradition battle.’

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The Guardian, 20th August 2020

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Defendant sentenced after being caught on CCTV injuring himself to claim against housing association – Local Government Lawyer

‘A man has been sentenced after CCTV caught him purposely banging his knee five times on a paving stone in order to make a fake injury claim against a housing association.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 10th March 2020

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Killer who murdered for Nike trainers convicted and jailed for life – Crown Prosecution Service

Posted March 11th, 2020 in closed circuit television, imprisonment, murder, news, robbery, sentencing by tracey

‘A killer who robbed a teenager of his new Nike trainers before stabbing another teenager who confronted him about it, has been convicted of murder and jailed for life.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 10th March 2020

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Met police deploy live facial recognition technology – The Guardian

‘The Metropolitan police have been accused of defying the warnings of its own watchdogs by beginning operational use of facial recognition CCTV, despite a scathing assessment of its effectiveness from the expert hired to scrutinise its trials.’

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The Guardian, 11th February 2020

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Amara Toure: Three guilty of Walworth killing caught on doorbell camera – BBC News

Posted December 19th, 2019 in closed circuit television, murder, news, victims, young offenders, young persons by sally

‘Three men face years behind bars for their parts in the revenge killing of a teenager which was filmed by a doorbell camera.’

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BBC News, 19th December 2019

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Colin Payne guilty of Mark Bloomfield pub row murder – BBC News

‘A martial arts expert has been found guilty of murdering a charity worker after a row in a pub.’

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BBC News, 4th December 2019

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Men given suspended sentences for ‘releasing fox into path of hunt’ – The Guardian

‘Two men convicted of animal cruelty offences after being filmed dragging a fox out of a tunnel and releasing it “into the path of a hunt” have been given suspended sentences.’

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The Guardian, 26th November 2019

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Cat owner ‘disgusted’ at dog owner’s sentence – BBC Newsp

Posted November 18th, 2019 in animal cruelty, animals, closed circuit television, news, sentencing by sally

‘A cat owner said he screamed in horror while watching a man encourage his dog to maul the pet to death.’

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BBC News, 18th November 2019

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Primark security guard who forced teenage shoplifters to perform sex acts convicted of rape – The Independent

‘A Primark security guard who forced young girls to carry out sex acts after they were caught shoplifting, has been convicted of rape.’

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The Independent, 12th November 2019

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Emiliano Sala: Two jailed for accessing CCTV footage of footballer’s post-mortem – The Independent

‘Two people who illegally accessed CCTV footage of Emiliano Sala’s post-mortem examination have been jailed.’

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The Independent, 23rd September 2019

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Police call for crackdown on ‘rape porn’ after man copied videos in London sex attack – The Independent

‘Police have called for a crackdown on “rape porn” after a man appeared to imitate videos he had watched in a sex attack in London.’

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The Independent, 8th September 2019

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Lip-reading CCTV will have people ‘cupping hands over their mouths’ in street, warns surveillance watchdog – Daily Telegraph

‘People will be left “cupping their hands over their mouths” in the street if new lip-reading CCTV is not reined in, the Government’s surveillance watchdog has warned. Tony Porter, the Surveillance Camera Commissioner, said in future people would have to guard their conversations from prying cameras in the same manner as football managers on live TV, unless ministers act to regulate emerging intrusive technologies.’

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Daily Telegraph, 27th August 2019

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Bouncer jailed for throwing man out of bar with such force he landed on other side of street – The Independent

‘A bouncer has been jailed after he threw a reveller out of a bar so hard he crashed into a wall – on the opposite side of the street.’

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The Independent, 12th August 2019

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Regulator looking at use of facial recognition at King’s Cross site – The Guardian

‘Information commissioner says use of the technology must be “necessary and proportionate.”‘

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The Guardian, 12th August 2019

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‘Babies living with abusive parents under 24-hour CCTV, as Children’s Commissioner calls for review into the ‘Big Brother-style’ centres – Daily Telegraph

‘Babies are living with abusive parents under 24-hour CCTV surveillance, The Telegraph can reveal, as the Children’s Commissioner calls for a review into the ‘Big Brother-style’ accommodation.

However “disturbing” cases – which have remained unreported until now – where children have been physically injured and sexually abused while living in the units have prompted the Children’s Commissioner to call for a review into the controversial scheme.’

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Daily Telegraph, 4th August 2019

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Youth gang members receive life sentences after vicious attack on rival – Crown Prosecution Service

‘Four young men, three of them teenagers, received life sentences today (21 May 2109) after a Snapchat video and a conversation between offenders in the back of a police van helped secure their conviction for the murder of a 16-year-old boy.’

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Crown Prosecution Service, 21st May 2019

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Police officer sacked for punching suspect is reinstated – BBC News

‘A police sergeant dismissed for repeatedly punching a suspect in the head while he was detained in custody has been reinstated.’

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BBC News, 8th May 2019

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Roma hooligan who attacked Liverpool fan Sean Cox jailed for three-and-a-half years – Daily Telegraph

‘A balaclava-clad Italian hooligan who “destroyed” the life of a Liverpool supporter and his family in a “brutal and vicious” attack ahead of a Champions League tie has been jailed for three-and-a-half years.’

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Daily Telegraph, 28th February 2019

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Man, 23, found guilty of murdering child killer David Gaut – The Guardian

‘A man has been found guilty of stabbing a convicted child killer to death.’

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The Guardian, 18th February 2019

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Viktorija Sokolova murder: Teenage killer convicted after fingerprint was lifted from video in ‘legal first’ – Daily Telegraph

‘Video footage of a fingerprint helped convict a teenage boy of the “inexplicably” violent murder of a 14-year-old in what is believed to be a legal first.’

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Daily Telegraph, 14th December 2018

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