Technology will help reduce bureaucracy, Metropolitan Police Commissioner Sir Bernard Hogan-Howe said, as the force unveiled its latest strategy in digital policing.
The head of Scotland Yard added:
We are going to use technology to stop crime, arrest offenders or help victims. We need to keep police officers out of police stations and reduce bureaucracy. Digital policing will help us to do this.
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