A Descriptive Study on Police Body Cameras and Civil Liability Cases
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As a result of several highly publicized deaths at the hands of local police officers over the last two years, the public has placed increased pressure on the police for greater transparency and accountability. The use of police body cameras has been one suggested remedy. However, there is a minimal amount of quantitative research about the impacts of police body cameras on the community, the police, and their interactions. This explorative study examines the potential fiscal impact of body-worn cameras by investigating the relationship between the cost of a police body-worn camera program ...