Body Worn Video Steering Group

Monthly Archives: May 2014

Details for next event released – “BWV – planning for success”

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Body Worn Video – planning for success Date: 22nd July Time: 9am – 2:30pm (Feel free to stay afterwards and network) Location: National Motor Cycle Museum, Postcode- B92 0EJ – Free parking available Refreshments: Lunch, tea and coffee included Limited places If would like to attend, please contact us to register your place The BWVSG […]

Dallas Police Chief calls for body cameras after officers shoot civilians

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Dallas police, USA, could soon be rolling out body cameras to front line officers after Police Chief David Brown made a call for the technology. The move by the Police Chief comes in the wake of two of his officers being indicted for shooting civilians.

New South Wales police look to roll out thousands of body cameras

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Body cameras are currently being trialled by New South Wales (NSW) police, Australia, who are looking to roll out thousands of body cameras across the force.

Body camera used by blind UK woman, Siobhan Meade, to deter bullies

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Siobhan Meade, 30, has demonstrated how body worn cameras are not only for police forces to use.

MET police launch body worn camera pilot

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MET Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe has spoken of his support for body worn video cameras. The Commissioner has long been an advocate of the technology, but this latest interview comes in the wake of the MET police launching their year-long trial of body worn video.

“The quality is superb” – Inspector Geoff Knight, Staffordshire Police

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South Staffordshire Police have been equipped with body cameras in a bid to fight crime, reports a local paper.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police conduct BWV panel

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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police have conducted a panel discussion with experienced body worn video personnel on the question: Does body worn video help or hinder de-escalation? Dr. Mary Stratton is the research analyst and co-ordinator for the Body Worn Video Project with Edmonton Police Service. She emphasised that the benefits of body worn cameras […]