The RegisterPolice camera inaction? Civil liberties group questions forces’ £23m body-cam spend

Aug 15, 2017 - SciTech

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Police camera inaction? Civil liberties group questions forces’ £23m body-cam spend

Almost three-quarters of police forces have forked out more than £22m on body-worn cameras, but are failing to properly monitor how the videos are used in court, according to a report released today. Proponents of the technology argue it will improve transparency in frontline policing, stop police and the public from behaving badly and speed up court proceedings by encouraging earlier guilty pleas. But civil liberties group...

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