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Body Worn Video is a Police Tool, Not a Viral Marketing One

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Kashmir Hill, new technologies reporter for Forbes, within the past couple of days published an article entitled “A Future In Which Every Police Officer Wears a Bodycam Isn’t Entirely Rosy” investigating the use of footage taken from body worn video captured on the frontline. One of the most controversial videos released online comes from America, […]

Key Studies about Body Worn Video

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The world of body worn video is developing rapidly and expanding on a global level, similar to other devices being introduced into the security and emergency response industries, and real-world evaluations of such provide valuable information which can determine the success of new technologies.

Body Worn Video – ICO Update Data Protection Code of Practice

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The latest issue of Privacy This Week recently reviewed the UK Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) issued update to its code of practice (‘COP’), under the Data Protection Act 1998 covering the use of CCTV. The new COP expands its coverage to the use of Automatic Number Place Recognition (ANPR), body worn video (BWV), unmanned aerial […]

BWVSG Guide for large scale BWV programme – first draft released

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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.

New CCTV code of practice comes into force

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A code of practice on the use of surveillance cameras by bodies including Police forces and local authorities has come into effect in England and Wales.