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PostPosted: 23-12-2013 21:35    Post subject: Pointless CCTV pictures Reply with quote

There are a lot of examples around of cctv images of suspects where you can't make out a great deal, and then there are some that are just so bad they're pointless.

Christmas Presents Stolen From Van in York

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v233/BlackRiverFalls/pointlesscctv_zps02f1c8c9.jpg

The only Fortean aspect to this is why they even bother.

Oh, hang on, we have a description to go on too:

"The male suspect had shaved hair at the back and sides. The woman had long hair and wore large earrings."

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PostPosted: 23-12-2013 21:37    Post subject: Re: Pointless CCTV pictures Reply with quote

OneWingedBird wrote:
"The male suspect had shaved hair at the back and sides. The woman had long hair and wore large earrings."


That narrows it down a lot.


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PostPosted: 19-06-2014 18:43    Post subject: Reply with quote

CCTV released of two men wanted in connection with a rape in Leeds city centre:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v233/BlackRiverFalls/pointlesscctv2_zps691bbd61.jpg

Here's a close up of the face of the dude who is facing the camera:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v233/BlackRiverFalls/pointlesscctv3_zpse1614ee4.jpg

That would be laughable if it wasn't such a serious offencse. Sad
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PostPosted: 19-06-2014 19:56    Post subject: Reply with quote

Ah, what they need there is one of those "Enhance" (i.e. add pixels) buttons like they have on the computers on CSI...
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PostPosted: 19-06-2014 21:47    Post subject: Reply with quote

last summer my work was robbed of two strimmers and a pressure cleaner. The cctv was perfect. clear front and side views of both scum. Still no arrests.
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PostPosted: 24-07-2014 17:47    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is not too pointless but I will drop it here anyway as it made me laugh:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v233/BlackRiverFalls/nosepicker_zpsad207b52.jpg

Leeds train station homophobic attack plea
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PostPosted: 24-07-2014 18:09    Post subject: Reply with quote

titchagain wrote:
last summer my work was robbed of two strimmers and a pressure cleaner. The cctv was perfect. clear front and side views of both scum. Still no arrests.

In my last job the CCTV got good pics of a shoplifter in the act. The police were called but never turned up... About four days later a colleague encountered a PC nearby, and dragged him in to see the footage, but by then it was too late to follow up. I wrote a letter to the local paper complaining about this response, only giving as much detail as is in this post. Nevertheless, some lying police inspector wrote to the paper in reply saying the case had been solved and the suspect arrested! How did he even know which case was involved? And how come no-one told us, in the shop? Evil or Very Mad
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PostPosted: 24-07-2014 18:34    Post subject: Reply with quote

The only thing worse than a lying sack of shit is a lying sack of shit with authority.
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PostPosted: 26-07-2014 22:36    Post subject: Reply with quote

I'm firmly of the belief that CCTV is of no real use to anyone, unless Mr Plod is told of a crime in progress and catches the villain in the act.

My brother's van was broken into, all his tools stolen, broad daylight, right in front of a CCTV post. He was told that there was footage of two men pulling up next to his van and emptying it - they had the reg no but could track the car anyway through town. The car was known to the police, as was the address they went to...but Plod said that "there wasn't enough evidence" to go and nick the suspects! They claimed the men were career criminals, would deny all knowledge and that would be the end of the line.

When we asked for the name or address so we could go and ask nicely if they knew anything about the tools, we were told in no uncertain terms that if anything happened to the men, WE would be getting the knocked door.

So, it would seem that career criminals know the system, they know that flat denial that it's them in the CCTV is going to be enough. By the time any trial came around, they would have grown/shaved hair enough to raise doubts anyway.

When you or I get told by a policeman that they have good CCTV footage of us breaking the law, we start making excuses or backpedalling from our original story, rather than maintaining in the face of crystal clear pics, that it's not us, however ridiculous that may be.

So, if you get pulled for anything and there's apparent CCTV, say it's not you, ask them to prove it's you and say nothing else. I believe that if it's not a SERIOUS offence, they'll free you and go and nail someone else who will cave in at the mention of the "infallible" eye in the sky.
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PostPosted: 27-07-2014 14:15    Post subject: Reply with quote

This is more about funny e-fits but I'll put it here as there's also some splendidly pointless cctv involved too.

E-fits of Laughter

Anyone recognise this dude?

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v233/BlackRiverFalls/shiteefit_zpse4d0531b.jpg
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PostPosted: 27-07-2014 17:48    Post subject: Reply with quote

OneWingedBird wrote:

Anyone recognise this dude?


I don't recognise that guy but this guy had Michael Rennie as a accomplice and could probably be found hanging around Central Park in New York.

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i290/moooksta/ScreenShot2014-07-27at184532.png
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PostPosted: 31-07-2014 05:15    Post subject: Reply with quote

OneWingedBird wrote:

Here's a close up of the face of the dude who is facing the camera:

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v233/BlackRiverFalls/pointlesscctv3_zpse1614ee4.jpg



Smile Right! I'll contact authorities if he turns up.
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PostPosted: 31-07-2014 07:21    Post subject: Reply with quote

OneWingedBird wrote:
This is more about funny e-fits but I'll put it here as there's also some splendidly pointless cctv involved too.

E-fits of Laughter


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PostPosted: 31-07-2014 17:57    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moooksta wrote:
OneWingedBird wrote:

Anyone recognise this dude?


I don't recognise that guy but this guy had Michael Rennie as a accomplice and could probably be found hanging around Central Park in New York.

http://i75.photobucket.com/albums/i290/moooksta/ScreenShot2014-07-27at184532.png


Hasn't that guy now got a career in music? Daft Punk.
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