Body Worn Video and Firearm officers

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-05-17
Session date: 
May 17, 2018
Reference: 
2018/0967
Question By: 
Sian Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Are all Metropolitan Police officers who carry a firearm now equipped with body worn video (BWV)?

Answer

Answer for Body Worn Video and Firearm officers

Answer for Body Worn Video and Firearm officers

Answered By: 
The Mayor

All MPS Authorised Firearms Officers (AFOs) who deploy in an overt, uniform role are equipped with body worn video (BWV). 

The MPS is currently trialing BWV for covert and plain clothes AFOs.