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Latest technology digest published

Body worn video, blue light integration and digital forensics all feature in the latest issue.

Date - 20th August 2014
By - Josh Loeb - Police Oracle

The operational significance of body worn video, including the latest guidance and examples of how forces are utilising this technology, are profiled in the latest PoliceOracle.com digest.

The August issue also highlights blue light integration schemes being fuelled by innovative new digital technology used for speedy sharing of data. Several forces, including the Met and Cheshire Police, are updating their systems to take notice of new devices and applications that have become available - as well as to reflect a shift in focus among police leaders.

There is increasing consensus that intelligent use of IT can lead to improved results for forces, and greater confidence among victims. We examine how the latest technological devices are helping to improve domestic abuse response times and enhance digital forensic investigations.

However, streamlining computer systems is an undeniably complex task. Our article on Police Scotland's IT issues highlights how it can be fraught with onerous delays.

Elsewhere, we report on the latest gadgets that optimists say will free officers from becoming bogged down in paperwork by allowing access to backend systems from the frontline.

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