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Cops, Cameras, and Crisis: The Potential and the Perils of Police Body-Worn Cameras

Michael D. White and Aili Malm


This book serves as the go-to resource for those who are interested in police body-worn cameras. The first part of the book (chapters 2 and 3) delves deeply into the claims made about BWCs by both advocates and critics, coupled with an exhaustive examination of the research base on each of those claims. Moreover, throughout the book, there are quotes and vignettes from experts in the field who have hands-on experience with police BWCs to illustrate important points. The authors also offer insights on the potential reasons for variation in research findings. In chapter 4, they examine the past, ... More

Keywords: body-worn cameras, police and cameras, police technology

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781479820177
Published to NYU Press Scholarship Online: September 2020 DOI:10.18574/nyu/9781479820177.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael D. White, author
Arizona State University

Aili Malm, author
California State University, Long Beach