BWCs in the News
Police officers who wore body cameras were less likely to have complaints of wrongdoing filed against them, according to preliminary findings of a monitoring equipment program that is being tested by Boston police. The one-year pilot found that 12 fewer complaints were filed against a group of officers equipped with the body cameras over the one-year period. The totals were 17 complaints against the roughly 120 officers who participated in the program at some time, compared with 29 against a control group of 120 officers who did not wear cameras.
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