This podcast takes a look at data and police use of force.
The author has one of the BEST commentaries on data and analysis of police use of force and bias and where the mews media fails interpreting police contact data.
THIS IS A MUST LISTEN for anyone discussing police use of force.
QPP Extra – Radiolab Got It Wrong – Quality Policing Podcast
— Read on qualitypolicing.com/qpp-extra-radiolab-got-it-wrong/
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This is an excellent resource for any police department implementing Body Worn Cameras or reviewing their police and procedure. There are over 700 different resources available in the form of policy, studies, research, and training aids.
The Body Worn-Camera Toolkit was created by the Bureau of Justice Assistance as a resource for law enforcement agencies across the country and around the world.
— Read on www.bja.gov/bwc/
This is a very comprehensive website on BWC legislation by state
Here are 2 briefs from the Urban Institute about Body Worn Camera use by The Milwaukee Police Department.
The Milwaukee Police Department’s Body-Worn Camera Program – Evaluation Findings and Key Takeaways
Community Views of Milwaukee’s Police Body-Worn Camera Program – Results from Three Waves of Community Surveys
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