New 'weapon' for security guards: Body cameras

Device helps clear the air during run-ins with public, weed out errant guards, say firms

Senior security supervisor Nizar Jazli, who is stationed at Metropolis business centre near Buona Vista MRT station, says fewer drivers argue with him when he tells them to move their cars since he started wearing a body camera.
Senior security supervisor Nizar Jazli, who is stationed at Metropolis business centre near Buona Vista MRT station, says fewer drivers argue with him when he tells them to move their cars since he started wearing a body camera. ST PHOTO: GAVIN FOO
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Since he started donning a body-worn camera, senior security supervisor Nizar Jazli said his job has been made easier.

Stationed at the Metropolis business centre near Buona Vista train station, part of Mr Nizar's job is to ensure that waiting vehicles do not cause a congestion at the building's driveway.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 16, 2018, with the headline New 'weapon' for security guards: Body cameras. Subscribe