Stockton Borough Council Security and Surveillance Service is an important tool in the detection and prevention of crime.
The Stockton Security Centre is one of the leading purpose built control centres in England, with an extensive network of cameras throughout the Borough and beyond for both public purposes and private clients.
The purpose of the system is to:
To help reduce the fear of crime
To help deter crime
To help detect crime and provide evidential material for court proceedings
To assist in the overall management of areas covered by The Scheme
To enhance community safety, assist in developing the economic well being of the Stockton on Tees Borough Council area and encourage greater use of the Town Centres, shopping area car parks and surrounding area
To assist the Local Authority in it's enforcement and regulatory functions within the areas covered by The Scheme
To support planned Police operations
To check infringements of the Market Charter
To assist in Traffic Management / Bus Lane Enforcement
To assist in supporting civil proceedings that will help detect crime
We strive to achieve our goals thanks to a dedicated team of highly trained operators who work 24 hours per day, 7 days per week in close partnership with Cleveland Police in order to make our town a safer and welcoming place to live and visit.