Body Worn Video Steering Group
Police forces and local governments in the UK and around the world are looking to body worn cameras to make their work more effective. However a small number of critics are claiming that rather than enhancing the work of front-line officers, the cameras are merely a “money making tool”. Policing Minister Damian Green emphatically disagrees […]
An article published in German police newspaper ‘Standpunkt’ has reported some very positive early findings from a pilot body worn camera project in Frankfurt.
Footage taken by an officer’s body worn camera of a shooting in Daytona Beach has been released, which shows the moment cops fired 6 times on an ex-NFL player apparently attempting to stab his girlfriend.
The Mayor of London has emphatically declared his support of body worn cameras in the Mayor’s Question Time. Johnson began the topic with the words: “Body worn cameras. Yes is the answer. Let’s do it.”
Staffordshire Police Force have recently purchased 500 body worn cameras to issue to all of its officers, more than any other Police force in the UK.
Police Commission President Steve Soboroff said on Tuesday that he has privately raised roughly half the $1 million he says is necessary to equip 1,500 Los Angeles Police Department officers with body worn cameras.
The third meeting of the Body Worn Video Steering Group took place on Tuesday 10th September 2013.
We are happy to announce that the first draft of the BWVSG Guide to implementing a large scale Body Worn Video programme is now available.
Meretz Chairwoman Zahava Gal-On has sought the public security minister’s cooperation in passing a bill intended to reduce violence and false complaints.
San Francisco officers will wear body worn video cameras when serving search warrants, in response to allegations of past illegal searches.