Body-Worn Cameras: What the Evidence Tells Us

Body-Worn Cameras: What the Evidence Tells Us
Source
National Institute of Justice
Brett Chapman

Body-worn cameras for law enforcement can provide real-time information about officers' assignments and interactions. In recent years, the technology has been widely embraced by U.S. law enforcement agencies and communities.

This NIJ Journal article gives an overview of current research on body-worn cameras, which suggests that body-worn cameras may offer benefits for law enforcement. However, additional research is needed to more fully understand the value of the technology for the field.