BBC NEWS :: Helmet cameras aid crime battle

Helmet cameras aid crime battle

Anti-social behaviour on Teesside is being tackled with the use spy cameras mounted on police cycle helmets.

The hi-tech crime fighting tool has so far secured eight Anti-Social Behaviour Contracts and stemmed rowdy behaviour problems in Ingleby Barwick.

The prototype, which was launched in February, was the brainchild of Pc Kevin Stockley, a local beat officer.

The camera is now half the size of the prototype and can operate for up to 20 hours at a time.

A Cleveland Police spokesman said: "The original video was only capable of recording seven hours of footage.

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