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Police: Cameras

Question for Home Office

UIN 52167, tabled on 7 November 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department, what assessment she has made of the effectiveness of body-worn cameras in preventing harassment and abuse of police officers.

Answered on

18 November 2016

Whilst the Home Office fully supports the police exploiting technology to help cut crime wherever possible, the assessment of the effectiveness of body-worn cameras in preventing harassment and abuse of police officers is an operational consideration for policing.

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Home Office