In View: Key Trends in BWC Policies: A Two-Year Analysis of Law Enforcement Agencies Funded Through the BJA Policy and Implementation Program
Dr. Michael D. White serves as the Co-Director on BWC TTA and is a Professor in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice at Arizona State University. He is Associate Director of ASU’s Center for Violence Prevention and Community Safety. He is also a Senior Diagnostic Specialist for the Office of Justice Programs Diagnostic Center and a Senior Subject Expert for the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Strategies for Policing Innovation program. Dr. White has commented extensively in the media on police issues, especially body-worn cameras, including in Scientific American, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Washington Post, TIME Magazine, NPR, and MSNBC. He also testified about body-worn cameras before the President’s Task Force on 21st Century Policing. Dr. White is currently conducting a multi-site randomized controlled trial testing the impact of police officer body-worn cameras in Tempe, Arizona and Spokane, Washington (funded by the Laura and John Arnold Foundation). He is one of the primary authors of the U.S. Department of Justice Body-Worn Camera Toolkit, and he is author of a U.S. Department of Justice report titled, Police officer body-worn cameras: Assessing the evidence.
This project was supported by Grant No. 2015-DE-BX-K002 awarded by the Bureau of Justice Assistance. The Bureau of Justice Assistance is a component of the Department of Justice's Office of Justice Programs, which also includes the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, the Office of Juvenile Justiceand Delinquency Prevention, the Office for Victims of Crime, and the SMART Office. Points of view or opinions in this document are those of the author and do not necessarily represent the official position or policies of the U.S. Department of Justice.