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The Pitfalls of Body Cam Footage

Top of Mind with Julie Rose
  • May 14, 2018 11:00 pm
  • 13:39

Guest: Deryn Strange, PhD, Associate Professor of Psychology, John Jay College of Criminal Justice The majority of police and the American public, surveyed by Pew Research, favor the use of body cameras by officers to record interactions with the public. The hope is that video evidence of just what happened during an encounter can restore some of the fraying trust between police and communities.  If only it were that simple.