Cops and Body-Worn Cameras

Cops and Body-Worn Cameras: Lessons Learned from Phoenix's Deployment of Body-Worn Cameras


International City/County Management Association


Vivian Elliott, Mike Kurtenbach

This article discusses lessons learned from Phoenix's deployment of body-worn cameras, to include:

Include all appropriate city and county stakeholders;

Develop a communitywide strategic plan;

Collaborate with unions and community organizations;

Proactively educate city partners in the technology; and

Increase attention on the needs of the city prosecutor’s office.

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