Policing Made Visible: Mobile Technologies and the Importance of Point of View

@inproceedings{Brucato2015PolicingMV,
  title={Policing Made Visible: Mobile Technologies and the Importance of Point of View},
  author={Ben Brucato},
  year={2015}
}
Cameras are ubiquitous and increasingly mobile. While CCTV has captured considerable attention by surveillance researchers, the new visibility of police activities is increasingly produced by incidental sousveillance and wearable on-officer camera systems. This article considers advocacy for policing’s new visibility, contrasting that of police accountability activists who film police with designers and early adopters of on-officer cameras. In both accounts, these devices promise accountability… CONTINUE READING

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