Evaluating the Impact of Police Body Cameras
Police body-worn cameras are meant to increase accountability, transparency, and trust—and they very well may. (Just last week, body-camera footage led to the indictment of University of Cincinnati police officer Ray Tensing for the murder of unarmed Samuel DuBose.) But there’s still a lot we don’t know about the effects of this new, rapidly expanding technology. What are some of the potential consequences?