CNA Releases Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Body-Worn Camera Study

This morning, in a press conference held at the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department Headquarters, CNA publicly released what is perhaps the most important research to date on the efficacy of body-worn cameras in a major police department. The yearlong study, conducted in 2014-2015, followed 400 volunteer officers in a rigorous randomized controlled trial experiment.[…]

Body-Worn Cameras and the Results of Randomized Experiments

Great summary by Chip Coldren of CNA. This should be required reading for everyone involved in making procurement, policy and research decisions regarding body-worn cameras. This research is important. How to interpret it is even more important. This summary will be especially useful for those in the media. In View: BWCs and the Results of[…]

BWC Research and Policy

A recent report published by Dr. Barak Ariel et al., and now posted on the BJA Body-Worn Camera (BWC) Toolkit website (https://www.bja.gov/bwc/pdfs/BWC-Report.pdf), is already being used by some to question the efficacy of body-worn cameras and the need to implement a program. I urge everyone to read this report carefully especially the Discussion and Conclusions[…]