The Metropolitan Police Service believes it is the largest deployment of body-worn cameras in the world.
The New York Police Department, the largest city police force in the United States, has agreed to buy 1,000 body cameras, officials confirmed Friday.
In spite of one-time plans to adopt between 15,000 and 20,000 iPads, London's Metropolitan Police have so far deployed just 641 units, and don't have any immediate plans to deploy more, a report revealed on Tuesday.
Additional police officers deployed to deal with riots in London: 1,700. Additional police officers deployed to cover the recent royal wedding: 5,000. Metropolitan Police Service motto: “Working together for a safer London”.