TAB Video Blog

Views:
 
Category: Education
     
 

Presentation Description

The effects of police body-worn cameras on use of force and citizens complaints against police

Comments

Presentation Transcript

Will the widespread use of police body camera improve police accountability:

Will the widespread use of police body camera improve police accountability By P aul F riday

STRAINED RELATIONSHIP WITH THE COMMUNITY:

STRAINED RELATIONSHIP WITH THE COMMUNITY

BEHAVIOR:

BEHAVIOR People behave differently when they know they are being watched When certainty of apprehension for wrongdoing is high, socially and morally unacceptable acts are less likely to occur.

BOTH SIDES OF THE STORY:

BOTH SIDES OF THE STORY Use of body camera can be beneficial for both the police and the community

EXCESSIVE FORCE:

EXCESSIVE FORCE The use of police body camera can lead to a reduction in the use of unnecessary or excessive force

RACIAL PROFILING:

RACIAL PROFILING Usage of Police body cameras can assist in cases of racial profiling which have plagued cities such as New York

FALSE ACCUSATIONS:

FALSE ACCUSATIONS The use of body cameras will also protect police officers. Individual will be unable to claim that a police office kicked him without cause when it was the person who initiated the encounter by threatening or attacking the police officer Every one has a right to act in self defense.

SUPPORTING RESEARCH FOR BODY CAMERA USE:

SUPPORTING RESEARCH FOR BODY CAMERA USE Effects of body worn cameras on incidents of use of force and citizens complaints against the police in a randomized controlled field trial in Rialto, California.

OVERALL RESULTS :

OVERALL RESULTS Cameras have affected the overall results of police-citizen encounters and have resulted in less force

authorStream Live Help