Many pubs and clubs around the UK and in other countries across the world use CCTV cameras in order to help prevent anti-social acts and to catch the perpetrators when incidents of this nature do take place.
One establishment that is going to have CCTV installed for this purpose is Wooburn Working Men’s Club, which is located in Wooburn Green, Buckinghamshire. According to reports in the Maidenhead Advertiser, the club, which is one of the oldest of its kind in Britain, is looking into the issue following an assault.Recently, a 38-year-old sustained life-threatening head injuries in an incident that took place outside its doors.
Commenting on the attack, a spokesman for the establishment’s committee said: “Firstly our thoughts are for the victim and his family. We understand that his injuries are serious and we would like to wish him a full and speedy recovery.”
He added: “It is understood that the incident happened on the forecourt after the club was closed and the building had been locked for the night. Club staff had left the site and were a few hundred yards away in the Queen and Albert public house when they were alerted to the incident. Upon arrival they found the police trying to gain access to the locked clubhouse.”
The representative went on to note that it is believed neither the victim nor the attacker are members of the club.
Meanwhile, the spokesman went also claimed that the club has implemented a strict admissions policy and its doors are manned on Friday and Saturday nights. In addition, other security measures are being considered, he revealed.CCTV can be effective as a deterrent when it comes to criminal acts. For this reason, many establishments that make use of CCTV cameras advertise the fact with signs placed in a number of highly visible locations.