The puzzle of police body cams

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Police body cameras are popping up everywhere, often to good effect because both police and suspects normally behave better in their presence. No wonder these small devices, enthusiastically endorsed by police, politicians, and civil-rights advocates, have generated a burgeoning industry. Yet people know very little about how and why they work, so the intended and unintended consequences of using them remain nebulous.

Original languageAmerican English
Article number7498156
Pages (from-to)32-37
Number of pages6
JournalIEEE Spectrum
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2016

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