Thursday, 8 May 2014

Photocops! The Met Introduces Wearable Cameras For Police Officers




On a drizzly morning in north London today, the city's police commissioner introduced a new pilot scheme for the use of wearable cameras on patrolling police officers. Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe, chief of the Metropolitan Police Service, noted that when his officers arrive at crime scenes, they're oftentimes the only ones not recording events on video. With 500 Axon Body cameras from Taser — to be deployed across 10 of the city's boroughs — he's hoping to rectify that asymmetry of information....
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