Emma Carr is the Deputy Director of Big Brother Watch, and she says the new initiative in Pontypridd sounds like "a bit of a gimmick".
"We know with CCTV cameras in general that they have little impact on minor crimes... and so having a CCTV on a policeman's chest, for instance, isn't necessarily going to bring down more than that police officer being in the vicinity at the time".
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