Officers on the beat in body-worn cameras as Met begins world's largest rollout
Scotland Yard began a large-scale deployment of Body Worn Video (BWV) to more than 22,000 Metropolitan Police officers on Monday, the largest rollout of its kind in the world.
Mayor of London Sadiq Khan and the Met's commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe joined officers wearing the cameras on their first beat in Lewisham, south-east London.
Cameras will be issued to London's 32 boroughs and to a number of frontline specialist roles, including overt firearms officers. Undercover marksmen are currently unable to use the devices because they are too large.
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