Becoming the Camera: Body Worn Video and Shifting Expectations of Police Work

@inproceedings{Chapman2016BecomingTC,
  title={Becoming the Camera: Body Worn Video and Shifting Expectations of Police Work},
  author={J. Chapman},
  year={2016}
}
  • J. Chapman
  • Published 2016
  • Engineering
  • Traditionally positioned at the top of the hierarchy of visibility, police are being incorporated into the surveillant assemblage as a result of the proliferation of citizen cameras and viral footage of misconduct. As they struggle with their new visibility, many departments have turned to body worn video (BWV) as a solution. These devices record from a first-person perspective, giving police the opportunity to present their point-of-view. By discrediting external footage and positioning… CONTINUE READING

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