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National Highways traffic officers given body cameras

Bodycam depoyment designed to curb abuse from angry road users

Mark Moran
09 March 2022
Traffic officer Chris Freeth, wearing one of the new body-worn cameras
Bodycam footage
Bodycam footage
A bodycam
A bodycam


Body-worn cameras have now been issued to National Highways traffic officers patrolling motorways and some major A roads across the country 24/7, 365 days of the year.

The national roll-out started in 2021 and was completed in February when the equipment was issued to colleagues in the Midlands.

Studies have shown that the presence of a camera can reduce the potential for confrontation and, should an incident occur, provide vital evidence needed for a police investigation and ultimately...

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