Together We Will Beat Crime

Together We Will Beat Crime

What is Facewatch?

Facewatch is a secure online crime reporting and networking environment.

Facewatch enables businesses, public and police to tackle low-level crime by sharing images within groups for the prevention of crime and by submitting digital evidence files to the police to help solve crimes.

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Is Facewatch For Me?

Facewatch enables your business to report incidents quickly and share information with other businesses in your local community and with your local police.

Anyone can become a victim of crime therefore everyone benefits from a system that helps make communities safer and protects business profits.

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Facewatch enters into the fight against organized retail crime in the US with the National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association

Facewatch is delighted to announce that it has joined the National Anti-Organized Retail Crime Association (NAORCA) as a Business Affiliate with the longer term objective to assist US retailers in their fight against organized retail crime. NAORCA is a growing association and dedicated to combating the global epidemic of organized retail crime. Founde...


Facewatch and facial recognition partners, Zada Technology, exhibiting at the Securing Asia & Africa 2014 Conference

On 14th and 15th July Facewatch will be exhibiting at the Securing Asia & Africa Conference with our new expert face recognition partners, Zada Technology. Zada Technology is a leading UK company in the marketing and installation of face recognition systems for safety, security, marketing and management. Zada’s background of installing HD surveillance...



“...a 21st Century approach to reporting crimes to the police, it acknowledges the role that the public and private sectors play in supporting policing and reducing crime...” - Gloria Laycock, Jill Dando Institute of Security and Crime Science


“...rapidly modernising the way crime is reported across the country and providing integrated online systems will prove of immense value across Britain...” - Julie Grail, Chief Executive of British BIDs


Facewatch is proud to meet the high standards set by Secured By Design


Facewatch enables you to report crimes online, with moving and still CCTV images, directly to the police in a format that is approved and actionable by the receiving force.

Facewatch is now available through selected Monitoring Stations. Simply call your chosen provider who will report the crime, with all available CCTV evidence, to the police and you will be kept fully informed through the system. This service saves your staff time, enabling them to concentrate on your customers.

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Facewatch can be used by local and Corporate Groups to reduce crime through effective collaboration. Locally administered groups such as Business Crime Reduction Partnerships are encouraged to use the DISC system which is now linked to Facewatch and provides a very simple platform for sharing images.

Groups provide a community network that can allow easy sharing of intelligence between businesses.

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Facewatch is an on-line crime-reporting tool that saves police time and effort in collecting evidence.

Facewatch enables you to access low-level crime reports instantly from businesses in your force area. You can view the CCTV evidence online, print MG11 witness statements and collaborate online with members of the business community to reduce crime and the impact of crime.

Facewatch empowers businesses to prevent crime by the efficient sharing of images and information.

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