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

TitleSource
BWC Video Access Legislation

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

BWCs and Socially Desirable Behavior

Police Foundation, 2013

Efficacy of Police Body Cameras for Evidentiary Purposes

The Police Chief Magazine, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP)

The Lessons of Albuquerque

American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)

Suggested Guidelines on Use of Body Cameras by Police

American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, 2014

Body-Worn Camera Market Survey

National Institute of Justice (NIJ), The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, 2016

Implementing a BWC Program: Recommendations and Lessons Learned

Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), 2014

Generic Request for Proposals (RFP)

Body-Worn Camera Training and Technical Assistance Policy Implementation Program

Primer on Body-Worn Cameras

National Institute of Justice (NIJ), National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC), 2012

State Body-Worn Camera Laws

National Conference of State Legislatures