BWC Resources

Body-Worn Camera Resources

In addition to providing training and technical assistance, sharing related news updates, and directing agencies to the resources provided through the BJA National BWC Toolkit, the BWC team also provides agencies with resources collated from emerging research on BWCs, guides about BWC implementation and best practices, and lessons learned from BWC PIP sites. These resources are grouped by category, as well as listed in the table below. To browse all resources in a specific category, use these topic links.

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 Research   Stakeholders   Technology   Training


Recently Posted Resources

TitleSourceTopic Categories
Body-worn cameras and transparency: Experimental evidence of inconsistency in police executive decision-making

Justice Quarterly (2020)

Legal, Research, Stakeholders
The Effects of Body-Worn Cameras on Violent Police Victimization

Policing: A Journal of Policy and Practice (2020)

Research, Technology
Body-Worn Camera Site Spotlight: Park City, UT

BWC TTA (2020)

Procurement and Budgeting, Technology
Police Body Cameras: What Have We Learned Over Ten Years of Deployment?

National Police Foundation (2020)


Research, Stakeholders, Training
Effects of police body‐worn cameras on citizen compliance and cooperation: Findings from a quasi‐randomized controlled trial

Criminology & Public Policy (2020)

Attitudinal Changes Toward Body-Worn Cameras: Perceptions of Cameras, Organizational Justice, and Procedural Justice Among Volunteer and Mandated Officers

Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, Arizona State University (2020)

Research, Stakeholders
The distribution of police use of force across patrol and specialty units: a case study in BWC impact

Journal of Experimental Criminology (2020)

Research, Stakeholders
Body-Worn Cameras in Community Supervision

American Probation and Parole Association (2020)

Policy, Privacy, Procurement and Budgeting, Research, Stakeholders, Technology, Training
Understanding Body-Worn Camera Diffusion in U.S. Policing

School of Criminology & Criminal Justice, University of Nebraska Omaha (2020)

Research, Stakeholders
Does Agency Size Matter? Key Trends in Body-Worn Camera Policy and Practice

BWC TTA Team (2020)

Policy, Stakeholders