Dated: 02 Apr 2008
NOT PROTECTIVELY MARKED
POLICY TITLE: Security Systems
OWNING DIRECTORATE: Criminal Justice and Comms
AUTHOR: Chief Inspector Comms
CONTACT DETAILS: 03456 043 043 Ext. 69723
AIM OF POLICY: To adopt the ACPO Security Systems Policy issued April 2006
BENEFIT OF POLICY: To provide a rapid response to genuine alarm activations by reducing false calls and providing a commitment based upon the recent reliability of the system and the technology installed.
REASON FOR POLICY: To ensure staff and external providers of alarm facilities understand Northumbria Police policy
DESCRIPTION OF POLICY:
Northumbria Police acknowledges its positive duty to protect life under Article 2 of the Human Rights Act 1998.
Part of its response to that duty is the adoption of the ACPO Security Systems Policy issued April 2006, which outlines the standards, systems and service that will be delivered in respect of :
Remotely-monitored detector activated CCTV systems
Personal attack alarms
Stolen vehicle tracking systems
The overall aim of the ACPO Security Systems policy is to provide a rapid response to genuine alarm activations by reducing false calls and providing a commitment based upon the recent reliability of the system and the technology installed.
SOURCE DOCUMENT: ACPO
GROUPS AFFECTED: All staff
ACCESS AND DISCLOSURE RESTRICTIONS: All staff
This instruction is designed to avoid discrimination and in accordance with the Human Rights Act 1998 and its underlying principles.