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Social media clips don't tell full story, says Met Deputy Commissioner

Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner, Sir Stephen House, said the force was looking into broadcasting officers' Body Worn Video footage of high-profile incidents to give a more balanced account and highlighted the problematic nature of short social media clips.

Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner, Sir Stephen House

Metropolitan Police Deputy Commissioner, Sir Stephen House

Date - 15th July 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Sir Stephen House said that social media footage of apparent police brutality get high levels of publicity, whereas the full sequence of events and cases where officers are afterwards exonerated from any wrongdoing receive none at all. His comments...
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