On January 31, 2017, the Body Worn Camera Training and Technical Assistance program presented a webinar titled: BWC TTA Webinar on Community Input on BWC Policy Development. External input into the development of body worn camera policies, including justice system and community stakeholders, is a cornerstone
This document is an updated version of CAST's Body-Worn Video Technical Guidance published in May 2014. It not only reflects the improvements in BWV technology, but is also influenced by the experience of UK police forces committed to large scale deployment of BWV devices and through consultation with industry.
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This webinar introduced the FY 2016 BWC PIP Sites to the BWC TTA Team and its subject experts. The webinar also discussed available BWC TTA resources and outlined the process for TTA delivery.
Human eyes and camera lenses see, process, and recall information differently. It is important to understand the differences before using camera footage in use-of-force (UOF) or officer-involved shooting (OIS) investigations. The ramifications for not understanding the differences include inappropriate or unfair disciplinary actions, increased liability, and potential wrongful incarceration. Body cameras are the wave of the future in law enforcement and are already showing their many positive contributions. As with all new technologies, there will be growing pains and learning curves.
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On October 30, 2015, the Body Worn Camera Training and Technical Assistance program presented a webinar titled "Body Worn Camera Pilot Implementation Program - Introduction to Training and Technical Assistance." This webinar provided an overview of the training and technical assistance process to the new BWC PIP sites, and introduced them to key members of the BWC TTA team.
The Generic Request for Proposals is a document that serves as a guide for agencies wishing to obtain body worn cameras via a competitive process and using a Request for Proposals (RFP) mechanism. The Generic RFP may be used to assist you in putting together your own RFP. It serves as a model for things to include. It is based on a number of existing RFPs from different agencies and upon the needs of agencies that seek to purchase body worn cameras.