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  • How body cams protect police legally and physically

    How body cams protect police legally and physically

    Research shows that after implementing the use of body-worn cameras, law enforcement agencies witness a decrease in the number of frivolous complaints filed against cops by members of the public. In conjunction with this decline, some agencies have also witnessed a reduction in the number of assa...
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  • Body cameras are coming to Centre County prison

    Body cameras are coming to Centre County prison

      Warden Christopher Schell said the prison will be entering into a five-year to provide body cameras to correctional officers and lieutenants. “This is really about officer safety and inmate safety,” Commissioner Steve Dershem said. “It allows both groups to function together in a comfort...
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  • 3 reasons why police officers should have body cameras

    3 reasons why police officers should have body cameras

    As incidences involving the use of force by police officers grab national headlines and rile the public, some people have proposed a solution to the increased tension between police departments and some of the citizens they serve. Body cameras are relatively new but they are already being adopted...
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  • Body-worn cameras linked to substantially reduced public complaints and use of force

    Body-worn cameras linked to substantially reduced public complaints and use of force

    In Rialto, a small city outside of Los Angeles, the police department outfitted all 70 of their uniformed officers with body-worn cameras, theorizing that use of the cameras would reduce complaints and lawsuits, and thus expensive settlements and payouts. The introduction of body-worn cameras as...
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  • Here’s why cops should be required to wear a body camera while on duty

    Here’s why cops should be required to wear a body camera while on duty

    Police officers in Rialto, Calif., carry cameras to record their every action while on duty. The city says the program has reduced complaints against police officers by 88 percent during the first year. The idea is sparking debate across the country. On Wednesday, the American Civil Liberties Uni...
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  • In Texas, body-worn cameras help fight domestic violence

    In Texas, body-worn cameras help fight domestic violence

    As any officer will tell you, domestic violence calls can be some of the most difficult to prosecute.  Due to the nature of the relationship between attacker and victim, the victim will very often recant their official statements or refuse to cooperate with law enforcement after the initial call....
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  • City of Fairfax makes officers body cameras mandatory

    City of Fairfax makes officers body cameras mandatory

    The City of Fairfax Police Department launched its new body camera program few days ago with minimal ceremony. All patrol and motor officers for the city are now required to wear square black cameras when they leave the department station on Old Lee Highway.They must turn the devices on during en...
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  • In Idaho, a dog owner apologizes to officer who shot his dog

    In Idaho, a dog owner apologizes to officer who shot his dog

    Body-worn cameras are certain to have a huge effect on law enforcement. As they make their way into departments across the country, the evidence seems to indicate that the change will be positive—for officer and the public. Dealing with an aggressive dog can be a dangerous situation for any offic...
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  • Boston Police begin body camera training and ready for rollout recently

    Boston Police begin body camera training and ready for rollout recently

    Boston will begin rolling out a police body camera in the next few weeks, according to the mayor’s office. “Boston is a model city in our nation for having strong police-community relations, and our goal is to continue building trust and positive relationships between law enforcement office...
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  • What circumstance does police can use the body camera to record?

    What circumstance does police can use the body camera to record?

    Under what circumstance does police can use the body camera to record? This is a confusing problem for the police. Recently, Beijing Municipal Bureau of Public Security answers this question.   1. Receive the alarm from civilian. 2. Interrogating and checking on the scene. 3. Discover and punish ...
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  • IMPD is testing body cameras again. This time the community will weigh in.

    IMPD is testing body cameras again. This time the community will weigh in.

    When the Indianapolis Metropolitan Police first tested the use of body-worn cameras almost five years ago, a few key factors hindered the program’s success.  The technology was not as advanced at the time, the sample size was small, and the department’s approach was insufficient. “In ...
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  • Polices showed the crucial evidence by body camera

    Polices showed the crucial evidence by body camera

    In Heilongjiang Province last month, a young man,who heard a cry for help from downstairs,ran out from the room and called the polices immediately. He found that a woman was abused by her husband. Young man kicked the batterer by accident when he is stopping this situation.Then the batterer lied...
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