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Policies and Procedures

Policy Number: 1109/2016

Third Party Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) - Evidential Seizure and Handling

14/11/2017 11:08:57

This policy describes how Sussex Police secure seized third party Close Circuit Television (CCTV) evidence and translate the media into an accessible format using the Force Media Evidence Decoder User Safe Access (MEDUSA) or PUMA equipment. It also incorporates how images of unknown suspects or offenders taken from any CCTV evidence and subsequently stored on the Suspect Identification Recognition Database (SIRD) can be made available for viewing to outside agencies and the public when police are seeking to identify persons suspected of having committed crime.

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