Using BWC Footage to Promote Officer Safety

Using BWC Footage to Promote Officer Safety




Jessica Dockstader, Quin Patterson, Allie Land, & Brittany C. Cunningham

The introduction of body-worn camera (BWC) technology has given law enforcement agencies an opportunity to enhance officer safety through different methods. As the technology evolves, so do the ways in which BWC footage is used for training and tactical purposes focusing on officer safety. This resource highlights ways in which agencies have used BWCs to promote officer safety via tactical awareness, training, FTO-recruit feedback, and real-time decision-making. Overall, agencies should be looking for innovative ways that BWCs and their features can be leveraged to enhance tactical preparedness.

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