COPS WITH CAMS: Philippines police to trial body cameras next year

Silang – VIJAY SHAH via¬†MARLLY ROME BONDOC and GMA News Mirroring the introduction of body cameras for police forces in the countries of Europe and North America, the national police of the Philippines have announced that they will be considering fitting body cameras to their officers in the new year, according to a report by GMA News Online today. The small cameras, usually attached to the police officer’s helmet, hat or upper body, help ensure the officer’s safety when apprehending criminals or carrying out raids, but also serve as valuable video evidence for court cases. This year, police in the … Continue reading COPS WITH CAMS: Philippines police to trial body cameras next year