The wheels of Justice grind slowly we are told
apparently police forces embracing technology
may be even slower.
Edmonton started a project to have Edmonton Police Service Officers
try out personal Body Worn Video (BWV) October 2012
In lay people language cameras you can wear on your shirt.
It has been tried in Victoria BC and is now being tried in Calgary
and Ontario and Thunder Bay
For the past several months about 51 officers have been wearing video cameras
on their uniforms, to capture events first-hand in the downtown area
Whyte Avenue and West Edmonton Mall.
The tiny cameras, which become part of the officer's uniform,
will help investigations and prosecutions, says Mary Stratton, project co-ordinator.