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Use of street CCTV cameras (FOI)

Use of street CCTV cameras (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by States of Jersey and published on 16 April 2015.
Prepared internally, no external costs.



The current total number of CCTV cameras in your district


The names of the streets covered by these cameras (i.e. camera locations and where possible what view they have)


How many days a week/month/year (as appropriate) these cameras are actively monitored


How many hours a day/week/month/year (as appropriate) these cameras are actively monitored


How many days/hours a year these cameras are recording footage for.

(Note: The applicant subsequently clarified their interest in CCTV use was across parishes in Jersey and it was then suggested that they contact the parishes directly for that information.)


The States of Jersey Police monitor and maintain 23 in the St Helier area. The Streets covered by these cameras are:

  • Pole Charing Cross / King Street Junction
  • Wall King Street
  • Wall Broad Street / Conway Street
  • Wall King Street / Don Street Junction
  • Wall Queen Street / Halkett Street Junction
  • Wall Bath Street junction Hilgrove Street
  • Wall Bath Street junction Minden Street 
  • Wall Minden Place / Minden Street Junction
  • Wall Beresford Street / Cattle Street Junction
  • Wall Place above the Central Market
  • Wall Burrard Street
  • Wall New Street
  • Pole New North Quay / La Route De Liberation / Liberation Square
  • Pole Weighbridge / Mulcaster Street Junction
  • Wall Caledonia Place / Weighbridge
  • Wall Esplanade / Liberation Square
  • Pole Gloucester Street / Esplanade Junction
  • Pole West Park / Victoria Avenue
  • Pole Waterfront rear
  • Pole Esplanade Carpark / Route De Liberation Roundabout
  • Pole La Route De Part Elizabeth and Park 
  • Pole The Parade / Gloucester Street Junction
  • Wall Snow Hill / La Motte Street Junction

Cameras are monitored on an ‘As required’ basis for specific incidents or at busy times such as weekend evenings outside nightclubs and taxi ranks to assist with the prevention of crime and disorder.

All cameras are recording 24 hours a day, 7 day a week however, footage will only be viewed in response to a crime enquiry or other incident requiring police action. The footage is retained for 92 days.

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