CCTV is being installed on a canal bridge in Kidderminster in a bid to catch hit-and-run drivers causing damage to bridges across the UK.
More than forty secondary schools across the region are using CCTV cameras to monitor their pupils in changing rooms or toilets.
Civil liberties groups believe the money spent on CCTV could be used on the police. How have cameras in Nottingham helped catch criminals?
CCTV cameras are all across the Midlands and we can walk past them everyday without even noticing them.
But they are watching you. Civil liberties groups believe the money spent on them could be used to pay for more bobbies on the beat.
More than 40 schools in the midlands are using CCTV to monitor their students in toilets and changing rooms. But some schools find that using cameras as a deterrent, isn't right.
The Head Teacher of Perry Beeches the Academy, Liam Nolan, says that CCTV cameras do not affect the behaviour of his students. He believes that placing cameras in bathrooms and changing rooms is not acceptable.
Liam Nolan, the Head Teacher at Perry Beeches the Academy, says that CCTV cameras, at his school, are there simply to keep students safe. They are not for enforcing good behaviour.
There are thousands of them across the Midlands and we walk past them everyday without paying much attention to them or even noticing them.
However, they are watching you. We are, of course, talking about CCTV cameras.
Civil liberties groups believe the money spent on them could be used for pay for more bobbies on the beat.
Rajiv Popat has been looking at how CCTV cameras in Nottingham have helped to find those responsible for crimes ranging from graffiti and vandalism to rioting and murder.