Covert body worn video

Meeting: 
MQT on 2018-05-17
Session date: 
May 17, 2018
Reference: 
2018/0968
Question By: 
Sian Berry
Organisation: 
City Hall Greens
Asked Of: 
The Mayor

Question

Is the Metropolitan Police Service developing the capacity for covert officers to be equipped with a covert body worn video (BWV) camera?

Answer

Answer for Covert body worn video

Answer for Covert body worn video

Answered By: 
The Mayor

There are three Body Worn Video systems currently being trialed by SCO19 Specialist Firearms Command to capture the actions of both subjects and firearms officers deployed on covert firearms operations.