Metropolitan Police body-worn cameras rolled-out

Metropolitan Police body-worn cameras rolled-out
 

The Metropolitan Police Service is adopting body-worn cameras across most of the force - believed to be the largest-scale use in the world.
In total, about 22,000 front line police officers in the force will be equipped with them.
It comes after an 11-month trial in 10 London boroughs.
A recent study suggests they can help reduce the number of complaints against officers.
The police watchdog, The Independent Police Complaints Commission, said such cameras were not fit for purpose last year, because the positioning of them on officers' bodies obscured filming and had a negative impact on the... read more

 
17 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 31
Source: BBC
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