BWC TTA Updates

BWC Commentary: North Carolina’s Body-Worn Camera Law Raises Questions

Check out a new "In View" commentary piece from BWC Subject Matter Expert, Laura McElroy!

This piece reviews the impact of the North Carolina House Bill 972 has on how quickly agencies in North Carolina are able to release a BWC video of a critical incident. 

Read the full post here.

BWC PIP Sites in the News

The Minneapolis, MN BWC PIP Site recently released an update on their body-worn camera program through their YouTube channel describing in detail the dates the department would be fully outfitted with cameras, and specific policy information regarding footage captured by the cameras. 

Watch the video online here.

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New TTA Resource

Key Trends in Body-Worn Camera Policy and Practice: A Policy Analysis of US Department of Justice-Funded Law Enforcement Agencies

The CNA Corporation, Arizona State University (ASU), and Justice and Security Strategies (JSS) provide training and technical assistance (TTA) to law enforcement agencies who have received funding for body-worn cameras (BWCs) through the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) BWC Policy and Implementation Program (PIP). Administrative policy review is a central feature of TTA. The TTA team has developed a BWC Policy Review Scorecard to assess the comprehensiveness of BWC policies, and this report examines agency variation on five areas of BWC policy and practice. 

To read the entire report, click here.

Webinar: Are Officers Following Body-Worn Camera Policy? Considering the issues around assessing officer compliance

On December 19, 2016 at 1pm EDT, the BWC TTA Team will host a webinar, Are Officers Following Body-Worn Camera Policy? Considering the issues around assessing officer compliance. This webinar will discuss different approaches to how police agencies monitor compliance to body worn camera (BWC) policy, and how they manage non-compliance to BWC policy. Representatives from Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, San Antonio Police Department, Corpus Christi Police Department, New Orleans Police Department and Arizona State University will discuss such important issues as: how to audit and monitor compliance to BWC policy, adjustments to monitoring over time, variations in responses to officer non-compliance, and constraints due to vendor provisions for monitoring data. To register, please click here