Technology and protests

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-03-19
Session date: 
March 19, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1706
Question By: 
James Cleverly
Organisation: 
GLA Conservatives
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Are you looking into other forms of technology, besides CCTV, to effectively catch offenders who act during widespread public order disturbances?

Answer

Answer for Technology and protests

Answer for Technology and protests

Answered By: 
The Mayor

MOPAC is considering a range of new technological solutions. The trial of body worn cameras on which we are about to embark may assist in gathering evidence during public order offences. Additionally, increased use of Automatic Number Plate Recognition (ANPR) will assist in tracing offenders.