Assessing the benefits of body-worn video on officer and subject behaviour

Randomised Control Trial Status


Trial Hypothesis

​To understand whether the introduction of body-worn video has an effect on officers or subjects, in particular whether participants will succumb to the observer effect.

Geographical area


Research Institution / Organisation

University of Derby

In Collaboration With

Nottinghamshire Police

Contact Name

Simon Allen

Project Start Date

October 2015

Participants - inclusion criteria

​Police Officer - Response Constables and Sergeants.

Target Sample Size


Study Design

​Basic RCT comparing treatment group to control group across the entirety of Nottinghamshire Response Officers. Will include surveys and focus groups to identify patterns that are more difficult to measure.

Date last updated

Monday 09 July 2018
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