BODY-WORN VIDEO: ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Police and law enforcement oversight in the modern era is an increasingly complex and popular topic, with all signs pointing toward the widespread adoption of body-worn cameras for officers and other personnel who regularly make contact with the public. A recent poll shows that 76% of Millennials in the United States support mandatory¬†body-worn cameras¬†for police … Continue reading BODY-WORN VIDEO: ACCOUNTABILITY IN THE DIGITAL AGE

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Recent Officer-Involved Shootings Urge Acceptance of Body Cameras

Within a day of the fatal shooting of Walter Scott, a 50-year-old man shot in the back while fleeing Officer Michael Slager, the North Charleston mayor vowed body cameras for the city's entire police force. Video evidence captured by a bystander shows Slager dropping his stun gun and firing eight shots at the fleeing man, … Continue reading Recent Officer-Involved Shootings Urge Acceptance of Body Cameras