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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A cloudy start to the short Christmas week. It's gong to be a mild one though with temperatures already above the double figure mark.
As we move into a shorter working week for most people, we are looking at a generally cloudy one.
Lots of cloud around today feeling relatively mild although it probably felt a bit cooler because of the breeze.