Tag: Body Camera
November 3, 2023

Benefits of In-Car Video Systems for Police Accountability

It is now very common for law enforcement agencies across the United States to have body cameras and in-car video systems for their patrol vehicles. In 2016, the U.S. Department of Justice reported that 49 percent of all U.S. general-purpose law enforcement agencies had body-worn cameras (BWCs) but about 70 percent were using dashboard cameras. […]

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September 22, 2023

Can Civilians Use Body Worn Cameras?

Body worn cameras, or BWCs, typically are associated with law enforcement officers. They’ve been used in the field since the early 2000s and today, several states either have full mandates requiring officers to wear BWCs or there is legislation pending. Since 2021, federal agents have been required to wear body worn cameras as well. But […]

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July 21, 2023

How Camera Technology Is Evolving to Support Law Enforcement

Cameras are widely used by law enforcement officers as a reliable way to combat speed violators and capture evidence of law breaking. Major cities around the world and cross-continent highways all over the globe have installed speed cameras to make roads safer, turning them into one of the most valuable tools for traffic enforcement. According […]

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June 13, 2023

4 Major Safety Tips to Consider During a Suspect Pursuit

Law enforcement officers are faced with life or death situations on a daily basis. One of the most difficult assessments an officer must make on the scene, and in a matter of seconds, is whether or not to pursue a suspect in a high speed chase. When the subject of a traffic stop or someone […]

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May 1, 2023

Why Quick Public Release of Police Camera Footage Is Important

The use of body worn cameras (BWC) by law enforcement officers has risen significantly in the last several years. Reports from the Bureau of Justice Statistics (BJS) show that nearly half of general-purpose law enforcement agencies had acquired body worn cameras by 2016. Fast forward to today, and we know that number has jumped. With […]

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April 20, 2023

The Power of AI in Police Body Worn Cameras & Back Office Capabilities

The power of AI was once a science fiction tale, theoretical and something to be experienced in the far-off future. The term artificial intelligence was created in 1956—nearly 70 years ago. The early days of AI focused on basic problem solving and analytics. As the science of AI evolved, so did its applications, from deep […]

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April 6, 2023

What Law Enforcement Can Do to Combat Drugged Driving

Drugged driving is a serious issue that affects public safety. The term refers to the act of operating a vehicle while impaired due to the effects of recent drug use. Like drunk driving, drugged driving puts the driver, passengers, and everyone else on the road in serious danger. Law enforcement plays a key role in […]

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January 11, 2023

How Gated Communities and HOA Laws Can Affect Law Enforcement

The allure of living in a gated community has spread exponentially and home buyers have migrated en masse to live in neighborhoods governed by an HOA. However, the privately owned roads of the gated community can be problematic for law enforcement. Benefits and Limitations of Living in a Gated Community A gated community isn’t for […]

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September 8, 2022

5 Ways Police Dash Cams Can Help Reduce Crime

Dash cams are fast becoming standard equipment in both police and civilian vehicles. Dash cams can help reduce crime by providing a dependable and credible eyewitness in a wide range of situations. No matter what happens, this ‘silent witness’ is always there, ready to help. Here are just five ways police dash cams help reduce […]

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December 14, 2021

Is It Time For A Body Cam Audit In Your Department?

In this article, we discuss the format, importance and benefits of conducting a body cam audit in your department.

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