2021 Body-Worn Camera Training and Technical Assistance National Meeting | BWC TTA

I checked out Compliance vs Audit prevention and very interesting and informative.

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On June 22-24, 2021, the Body-worn Camera (BWC) Training and Technical Assistance (TTA) team, in partnership with the Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), held the 2020 BWC TTA Virtual National Meeting. This meeting was primarily intended for FY 2020 BWC Policy and Implementation Program (PIP) grant agencies, but was also open to previous years’ grantees. Members of the BWC TTA Team, subject matter experts (SMEs), and representatives from BJA and JSS also participated in the meeting.
— Read on bwctta.com/events/calendar/2021-body-worn-camera-training-and-technical-assistance-national-meeting

The Saturday Debate: Do body-worn cameras increase police accountability? | The Star

There is both opinions to this. Keep scrolling down to see both opinions.

Body-worn cameras are not a cure-all but have become a necessary tool to improve policing, write Arizona State and California State professors Michael…
— Read on www.thestar.com/opinion/contributors/the-saturday-debate/2021/01/09/do-body-worn-cameras-increase-police-accountability.html

Is It Recording?—Racial Bias, Police Accountability, and the Body-Worn Camera Activation Policies of the Ten Largest Metropolitan Police Departments in the USA – Columbia Journal of Race and Law

Abstract

In recent years, there has been a growing belief that the pressing problem of racial bias in policing might be ameliorated by a technical fix—namely, police body-worn cameras. Accordingly, body-worn cameras have been introduced in police departments across the country, giving rise to a variety of different internal guidelines and policies.
— Read on cjrl.columbia.edu/article/is-it-recording-racial-bias-police-accountability-and-the-body-worn-camera-activation-policies-of-the-ten-largest-metropolitan-police-departments-in-the-usa/

Seattle police resorting to force less often, but racial disparities persist, report shows | The Seattle Times

One interesting point is the need to use force at low priority calls. I think it shows that police is unpredictable.

The Seattle Police Department’s latest use-of-force data, which include officer-involved shootings, show a continuing decline since 2011, when the Department of Justice found that Seattle officers too quickly resorted to…
— Read on www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/data/seattle-police-resorting-to-force-less-often-report-shows/

Another article:

https://www.seattletimes.com/seattle-news/report-seattle-police-use-low-levels-of-force-but-racial-disparity-remains/

The reports can be downloaded from the Seattle PD website.

After Stephon Clark shooting, California AG releases 49 suggestions to improve Sacramento police | The Sacramento Bee

After the incidents of police using force in 2014 and 2015 it became a popular for outside agencies to investigate incidents of police use of force.

Here is an example of the California AG Investigation on the Stephon Clark shooting.

With a $20 million lawsuit and two criminal probes into the Stephon Clark shooting looming, state Attorney General Xavier Becerra has released a report with 49 recommendations for improving Sacramento police. Police Chief Daniel Hahn asked for the report following Clark’s death at the hands of two officers last March.
— Read on amp.sacbee.com/news/state/california/article225242250.html

The report can also be accessed HERE