Police: Cameras

Home Office written question – answered on 10th July 2015.

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Photo of Ian Lavery Ian Lavery Labour, Wansbeck

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, when she plans to publish the evaluation being conducted by the Royal College of Policing of body-worn video camera pilots.

Photo of Mike Penning Mike Penning The Minister of State, Home Department, The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

The MPS launched its first large scale pilot project of BWV in May 2014, with 500 cameras distributed to officers across 10 London boroughs. The College are responsible for publication of their work. The evaluation, due by the autumn, will look at criminal justice, stop and search and complaints outcomes, as well as officer and public perceptions of the technology.

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