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Police Digital Forensics: Storing and Using an Overflow of Video Data

For each eight-hour shift, a police officer’s body camera generates around 18 gigabytes of video data. Three shifts means 50+ Gb per day. In 14 days, 12 officers generate 1 Tb. Multiply that by, say, the 1,500 officers in the Calgary (Alberta) Police Department, and you’re talking about 1 petabyte of video data produced per year.