body-worn cameras

Dr. Huff: Can body-worn cameras eliminate differences in arrest and use of force in minority neighborhoods?

A brief rundown of Dr. Huff's forthcoming CPP paper.

The influence of defendant race/ethnicity and police body-worn cameras on misdemeanor traffic case processing

The current study evaluates the impact of defendant race/ethnicity and police body-worn cameras (BWCs) on dismissals and guilty pleas in traffic violations. Despite the frequency of traffic violations and the potential for racial/ethnic bias in these …

A randomized controlled trial of the impact of body-worn camera activation on the outcomes of individual incidents

**Objectives**: Evaluate the impact of body-worn cameras (BWCs) on officer-initiated activity, arrests, use of force, and complaints. **Methods**: We use instrumental variable analysis to examine the impact of BWC assignment and BWC activation on the …

Body-Worn Cameras and Transparency: Experimental Evidence of Inconsistency in Police Executive Decision-Making

Body-worn cameras (BWC) have diffused rapidly throughout policing as a means of promoting transparency and accountability. Yet, whether to release BWC footage to the public remains largely up to the discretion of police executives, and we know little …

Attitudinal changes toward bodyworn cameras: Perceptions of cameras, organizational justice, and procedural justice among volunteer and mandated officers

Little is known about officer perceptions of body-worn cameras (BWCs), and whether perceptions change following implementation within their agencies. BWC deployment varies, with some agencies mandating officers to wear BWCs and others using …