Twitter Feed

New Publication: Evidence Review into Public Experience and Confidence of Body Word Video in a Policing Context

New report by Professor William Webster, Dr Diana Miranda, and Charles Leleux of the Centre for Research into Information Surveillance and Privacy (CRISP) at the University of Stirling.

SIPR was delighted to support Police Scotland in the award if a grant which set out to explore the use of Body-Worn Video (BWV) cameras in a policing context, with specific reference to police citizen interactions and scrutiny mechanisms.

The research was undertaken by with a view to providing advice and guidance to Police Scotland for the potential widespread future roll-out of BWV in Scotland.

The rationale for the use of BWV in policing is well established and is afforded a good level of public support, however, there is opportunity to learn from ‘best practice’ in the UK and beyond. As such the authors have provided a number of recommendations which would support effective and efficient role-out of BWV.

To read the full report please visit

Social Share:

Other Latest News

Northern Police Research Webinar Series – Autumn 2023


Publication of an extensive study of the rise of ‘influence policing’ as a novel digital mode of policing enhanced by algorithmic technologies.


The Scottish Institute for Policing Research are thrilled to announce the publication of a new extensive study of the rise of ‘Influence Policing’ funded by the SIPR Future of Policing grants.

AI in Policing: Thought Leadership Request


SIPR Newsletter Sign Up

You will be added to our mailing list to keep you updated with future events and activities from the Scottish Institute for Policing Research

This website uses cookies to ensure you get the best experience on our website. For further information please read our Privacy Policy.