Research identified from local and international trials suggest that BWV has great merit in the field of law enforcement. The ability to record events electronically as they occur has a range of benefits, specifically relating to the gathering of evidence. Police agencies using BWV have noted positive results and benefits, including:

  • Lower incidence and escalation of violence
  • Reduced 'not guilty' pleas and increased cooperation from the public
  • Improved officer conduct, professionalism and reduced complaints
  • Improved offender behaviour
  • Increased time on patrol and reduced officer time spent on paperwork
  • Video footage for use in training and to support improved police education
  • Reduced officer injuries
  • Improved collection of evidence
  • Enhanced brief of evidence preparation, including statements