Boston PD – Body Worn Cameras

Below are links to 2 articles that report Boston PD’s progress on it’s department wide implementation of body worn cameras.   The last link is to the report on the implantation of BWCs

“In January 2015, the Boston Police Department (BPD) committed to implement a pilot body worn camera (BWC) program for its officers. This pilot was intended to help answer policy questions about how the system would operate if and when fully implemented and to address concerns of officers and community members on the use of the technology. Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and Boston Police Commissioner William Evans committed to a rigorous evaluation of this pilot program.”

– This is an excerpt from the Final Report for the evaluation of the implementation of BWCs.

NPR WBUR radio report on Boston PD Body Worn Cameras

Phys.org article on Boston PD Body Worn Cameras

Here is the link to the study:

THE IMPACTS OF BODY WORN CAMERAS ON POLICE-CITIZEN ENCOUNTERS, POLICE PROACTIVITY, AND POLICE – COMMUNITY RELATIONS IN BOSTON

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