Five Years of the DC Metropolitan Police Department’s Body-Worn Camera Program

Testimony

Five Years of the DC Metropolitan Police Department’s Body-Worn Camera Program

October 21, 2019

Abstract

Daniel Lawrence, a senior research associate at the Urban Institute, testified before the DC City Council’s Committee on the Judiciary and Public Safety at a hearing reflecting on progress and next steps five years after the Metropolitan Police Department began using police body-worn cameras (BWCs). His testimony included a summary of findings and policy implications from his research with multiple police departments across the country to examine the impact and use of BWCs.
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