Thousands of MET officers to be issued with body-worn cameras
Frontline officers in the country's biggest police force will be equipped with body-worn cameras over the coming months.
Scotland Yard said a large scale deployment of Body Worn Video (BWV) being issued to over 22,000 Metropolitan Police officers starts on Monday.
Cameras will be issued to London's 32 boroughs and to a number of frontline specialist roles, including overt firearms officers.
The deployment will be managed in a phased approach and is expected to be complete by next summer, the Met said.
The force's Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe was due to be joined in Lewisham by London... read more
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