The city of Krefeld in North Rhine-Westphalia (230.000 inhabitants) is equipping its municipal public order staff with bodycams to increase their safety. This step serves both to preserve evidence during operations and to protect employees. The decision was made on the basis of positive police experience with bodycams.
Der Body-Cam Application
The main objective is to provide bodycams to the employees of the Municipal Public Order Service. This serves to preserve evidence during operations and to protect employees from potentially dangerous situations.
In the MPOS for the preservation of evidence and employee protection.
The decision to introduce bodycams in Krefeld is based on the positive experience of the police, who are already successfully using bodycams. These cameras have proven to be a valuable tool for securing evidence in dangerous situations.
The expansion of the Municipal Public Order Service and the continuous increase in staffing underscore the City of Krefeld’s commitment to meeting the increasing demands in the city center and its neighborhoods and ensuring greater security. The introduction of body cams is another step in this direction.
Find out more on the service portal of the city of Krefeld: New duty roster: Municipal law enforcement service expands duty hours
and in the Rheinische Post article: Body cameras for the municipal public order service: