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Body Cam Blanket Requests Continue to Cripple Washington

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An anonymous activist is prompting police departments in Washington State to reassess decisions to have police officers wear body cameras, a move usually designed to increase the transparency of officer interactions with the public.

Sir Stephen Supports Scottish Body Worn Video

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The Scottish Herald recently reported that body worn video cameras would pay for themselves in just a couple of years, according to Chief Constable Sir Stephen House. Currently, only officers in north-east Scotland wear the body mounted systems, and the force’s main civilian watchdog has called for a public debate before they are rolled out […]

Key Studies about Body Worn Video

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The world of body worn video is developing rapidly and expanding on a global level, similar to other devices being introduced into the security and emergency response industries, and real-world evaluations of such provide valuable information which can determine the success of new technologies.

Rialto Police Department set the bar for BWV in America

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The Rialto Police Department in California has become the model example for BWV deployment in the US, after a federal judge last week applauded their body worn camera program in the ruling that declared NYPD’s stop-and-frisk program unconstitutional.

NYPD Union resists body worn camera order

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The order for the NYPD to instigate a pilot body worn camera project has been cast under further doubt, with concerns that the judge’s order might not even be legal.

NYPD body worn camera order stirs unexpected reactions

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The order by a federal judge for NYPD officers to wear body worn video cameras has given unprecedented coverage of the technology in the states.

New York City Cops forced to wear body worn cameras after judge’s ruling

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A federal judge has ordered a pilot program in which officers will wear body-worn cameras in an effort to make stop-and-frisk encounters more constitutional.