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.



Recently Posted Resources


Greensboro Police Department (GPD) 

BWC Technical Guide

Home Office, 2016

BWCs and Data

Home Office, 2016

BWCs and Officers in Specialized Units

Arizona State University Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety, 2017

Body-Worn Cameras: Example Policies



Community Perception Of Police BWCs

SAGE Journals, 2017

BWCs and Use of Force

Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) 

IACP Forum on BWC and Violence Against Women

The International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP), 2017

BWC Model Legislation

American Civil Liberties Union, January 2017 

Reducing Violence During Police Encounters

Oxford University Press, January 19, 2017