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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Recently Posted Resources

Title Source Topic Categories
BWC Video Access Legislation Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press Legal, Stakeholders
BWCs and Socially Desirable Behavior Police Foundation, 2013 Research, Stakeholders
Efficacy of Police Body Cameras for Evidentiary Purposes The Police Chief Magazine, International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Research, Technology, Training
The Lessons of Albuquerque American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) Privacy, Research, Stakeholders
Suggested Guidelines on Use of Body Cameras by Police American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, 2014 Policy, Privacy, Stakeholders
Body-Worn Camera Market Survey National Institute of Justice (NIJ), The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, 2016 Technology
Implementing a BWC Program: Recommendations and Lessons Learned Police Executive Research Forum (PERF), 2014 Policy, Research
Generic Request for Proposals (RFP) Body-Worn Camera Training and Technical Assistance Policy Implementation Program Procurement and Budgeting, Training
Primer on Body-Worn Cameras National Institute of Justice (NIJ), National Law Enforcement and Corrections Technology Center (NLECTC), 2012 Technology
State Body-Worn Camera Laws National Conference of State Legislatures Legal, Policy