INSIGHT: In an article from the CoPaCC "Bodyworn Video in Policing" thematic report published in September 2017, Gary Mason looks at how police firearms units require a more nuanced approach to body-worn video than their unarmed colleagues. From camera positioning to reviewing sensitive footage, questions about their ideal and fair use persist.
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Spreading the word: The Police Federation’s analysis of how stress and demand is affecting wellbeing
The Police Federation's 2016 survey of officer welfare showed shocking levels of demand, overwhelming workload, and stress-related illness. The latest blog from Mary Elliot-Davies of the Federation shows how stress and demand are linked to poor wellbeing, and what the Fed is doing in its campaign for change.
CoPaCC's Police ICT User Survey had its first public airing this month when CEO Bernard Rix presented its findings to a conference of police ICT suppliers. But what can the service and suppliers learn from the results of the survey?