CCTV used to obtain naked images

In 2006 CCTV operators were involved in using their cameras to take close up pictures of people modellin nude for an artist.
“Northumbria police are investigating claims that close-up pictures of hundreds of naked people have been offered for sale in Tyneside pubs.

The stills were said to have been taken from closed-circuit TV footage when artist Spencer Tunick photographed 1,500 volunteers in Newcastle and Gateshead last July.

Northumbria’s deputy chief constable David Warcup said the force was investigating a complaint into the possible misuse of CCTV footage. “We have spoken to a number of officers and police staff and as a result two members of staff are in the process of being suspended.”

In 2005 CCTV operators were also used cameras for voyeuristic purposes

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