CCTV as Evidence.
Closed-Circuit Television or CCTV which means using a signal that is closed, unlike ordinary television which is a broadcast signal relying on analog signals. Analog signals are used to transmit video from one or more cameras to a receiving device (receiver). Analog cameras record images, then send them via a coaxial cable to a Digital Video Recorder (DVR). The DVR then converts the video from an analog signal to a digital signal, compresses the data, and stores it on the hard drive. The monitor, which is used to display the recorded results, must be connected to the DVR. The DVR can also be connected to a router and modem to display video over the internet in an internal network.
CCTV is a video-based surveillance system (Video Surveillance) using a camera. This video-based surveillance system is used to increase all activity of the object being observed besides that it can also be a tool that can provide information directly on what is happening at that time.
The aim is to have a positive psychological effect on those around the camera. So that the person feels monitored and would not act criminally even though there is no one around.
Many of our clients underestimated CCTV as evidence on the case which they experienced, they thought that CCTV just wasting their money and time, but the truth is CCTV is very helpful in revealing facts and truth regarding a legal event. CCTV is a shortcut of arguing, because CCTV reveals fact and truth regarding an event which experienced by someone or some people at a certain time and place. Therefore, it’s very important to have CCTV in your private residence or office, it’s very helpful for us as law enforcer to reveal fact of an event that occur, moreover CCTV which has high quality of audio and video. CCTV also is one of the prevention devices to avoid a criminal act happens to you.