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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 […]

Risky Business: Body Worn Video to Protect Front-line Workers?

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“Risky Business: Protecting Frontline Workers from Attack Whilst On Duty” is a recent report from the Greater London Authority which found that nearly 66,000 frontline workers were recipients of physical or verbal attacks in the past 3 years and looks at how body worn video can assist in reducing crimes against workers.

New body worn video guidance soon to be released by the College of Policing

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The College of Policing will soon be releasing a new set of guidance on body worn video (BWV), announced Hampshire Chief Constable (CC) Andy Marsh, the national lead. CC Marsh was optimistic that the widespread adoption of the technology would pave the way to a wider digitisation of the criminal justice system. Operation Hyperion, the […]