Metropolitan Police trial of body-worn cameras

Meeting: 
MQT on 2014-06-11
Session date: 
June 11, 2014
Reference: 
2014/1853
Question By: 
Jenny Jones
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

Will you ask the Metropolitan Police Commissioner to prioritise the roll out of body-worn cameras to firearms officers and the Territorial Support Group?

Answer

Answer for Metropolitan Police trial of body-worn cameras

Answer for Metropolitan Police trial of body-worn cameras

Answered By: 
The Mayor

The MPS is currently undertaking a pilot of body worn video. The pilot is being undertaken across many units in the MPS including firearms and TSG. Cameras have already been used in firearms training and will be used with officers in both firearms and TSG starting in August 2014.