Policing Body Cameras: Policies and Procedures to Safeguard the Rights of the Accused
Mar 15, 2017

In response to a series of high-profile police killings of unarmed people of color, law enforcement agencies across the country began adopting body cameras as a solution to requests for more transparency and accountability. In order to study the impact of body cameras on the rights of the accused, NACDL established a Body Camera Task Force comprised of defense attorneys from across the country. The Task Force heard from a wide variety of experts, from law enforcement, the defense community, academics, technologists, and public interest groups, and studied academic reports and technical materials before compiling a list of ten recommendations to protect the rights of the accused in body camera jurisdictions.

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