Viewing CCTV images
You can only apply for access to information held on CCTV if an investigation, prosecution or action to prevent a crime is taking place under the Police Criminal Evidence Act criteria.
Under the Data Protection Act 2018 access requests can be made by members of the public in relation to civil cases and unreported accidents.
To be able to search against our CCTV recorded data we will need some initial information from you that you can fill out in this form.
We will make the initial search based on the information you give us and get back to you with what to do next if something is found.
We will need a location from you. You will need road and building details to help us narrow our search. To include a map link in your enquiry go to www.google.co.uk/maps and follow these instructions from Google about sharing a location.
Your information is collected for the purpose of the prevention and detection of Crime and community safety as required to fulfil the council’s duties under The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 and the surveillance camera code of practice (2013)
The information will be shared with Council staff and contractors or more widely in the event of an incident. CCTV images shall be retained for 30 days, or in the event of an incident requiring further investigation for no longer than 3 years after creation and shall be processed in adherence to your legal rights, including but not limited to the right to withdraw consent, right to copies of your information and right to be forgotten.
You have a right to lodge a complaint with the Information Commissioner’s Office
Further information can be found at www.brent.gov.uk/privacy
Things to read
- View a map of CCTV locations in Brent
- Read our Brent CCTV strategy
- Read the CCTV Code of Practice
- CCTV code of practice from ICO
- GOV.UK CCTV information
- Surveillance Camera Code of Practice - Brent Privacy Impact Assessment
- Surveillance Camera Code of Practice - Assessment report
- Brent Safer Neighbourhoods teams
- Advance - domestic violence charity
- Victim Support
- Community Safety Strategy