from The Open University
Alternatively you can skip the navigation by pressing 'Enter'.
The Met: Policing London: Episode OneFriday, 3rd July 2015 01:50 - BBC TwoThe first episode of The Met: Policing London looks at the verdict surrounding the killing of Mark Duggan by an armed... Read more: The Met: Policing London: Episode One
The Met: Policing London: Episode OneFriday, 3rd July 2015 02:20 - BBC Two
The Bottom Line: Summer 2015: The Bottom Line - Burger BattlesSaturday, 4th July 2015 17:30 - BBC Radio 4
Thinking Allowed: Factory music and volunteering post-recessionMonday, 6th July 2015 00:15 - BBC Radio 4
The Bank: Love and MoneyAvailable until Sunday, 2nd August 2015 00:50The second episode of The Bank looks at love in relation to money - with everything from engagements, marriage,... Read more: The Bank: Love and Money
The Met: Policing London: Episode FourAvailable until Monday, 6th July 2015 22:00
Thinking Allowed: Factory music and volunteering post-recessionAvailable for over a year
Thinking Allowed: White working class boys and French thoughtAvailable for over a year
Video and Transcript - ItalianAs part of an international project to get our International Year of Light animation... Watch now: Video and Transcript - Italian
Take the photographic memory testCan you capture scenes just by looking at them? Find out with our photographic memory test. Launch now: Take the photographic memory test
Start writing fictionHave you always wanted to write, but never quite had the courage to start? This free course,... Try: Start writing fiction now
English: skills for learningThis course is for anybody who is thinking of studying for a university degree and would like to... Try: English: skills for learning now
The technology of crime control
How big an impact does CCTV have on your life? This unit provides the opportunity to...
How big an impact does CCTV have on your life? This unit provides the opportunity to listen to an argument surrounding the purpose, efficacy and regulation of CCTV. Is it there for crime control or is Big Brother really watching?
On completion of this unit, you should be able to:
- illustrate how CCTV is used for general surveillance;
- give examples of how CCTV can be used for crime control.
Study this free course
Enrol to access the full course, get recognition for the skills you learn, track your progress and on completion gain a statement of participation to demonstrate your learning to others. Make your learning visible!
The technology of crime control
This material is from our archive and is an adapted extract from Crime, order and social control (D315) which is no longer taught by The Open University. If you want to study formally with us, you may wish to explore other courses we offer in this.
This is an extract from an Open University course which is no longer available to new students. If you found this interesting you could explore more free Sociology courses or view the range of currently available OU Sociology courses.
Copyright & revisions
Originally published: Thursday, 14th July 2011
- Creative-Commons: The Open University is proud to release this free course under a Creative Commons licence. However, any third-party materials featured within it are used with permission and are not ours to give away. These materials are not subject to the Creative Commons licence. See terms and conditions. Full details can be found in the Acknowledgements section.
- This site has Copy Reuse Tracking enabled - see our FAQs for more information.
If you enjoyed this, why not follow a feed to find out when we have new things like it? Choose an RSS feed from the list below. (Don't know what to do with RSS feeds?)
Remember, you can also make your own, personal feed by combining tags from around OpenLearn.