Police introduce new body cameras
21 August 2013 Last updated at 07:37 BST
It is hoped that new technology, such as body worn cameras and tablet computers, will help police officers spend less time on paperwork and more time on the beat.
A force in Hampshire says it has saved the equivalent of 40 working days since April 2013 after using tablets instead of hand-writing witness statements.
Alex Forsyth reports.