Leading an Experiment in Police Body-Worn Video Cameras

  title={Leading an Experiment in Police Body-Worn Video Cameras},
  author={P. Drover and Barak Ariel},
  journal={International Criminal Justice Review},
  pages={80 - 97}
  • P. Drover, Barak Ariel
  • Published 2015
  • Psychology
  • International Criminal Justice Review
  • Body-worn video (BWV) is seen internationally as having the potential to reduce public complaints against police, police use of force, and attrition of prosecutions due to lack of physical evidence. Beyond the Cambridge trial in Rialto, California, however, no studies have tested the effects of BWV. The present study documents a Police leaders’ implementation of a randomized controlled trial of the use of BWV. The main objectives are to identify the challenges to implementing a trial and… CONTINUE READING
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