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USF/Orlando PD study finds police body cameras reduce citizen complaints

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In the wake of highly visible acts of police brutality captured by citizens’ cellphones over the past year, more law enforcement agencies are using or are about to begin using body-worn cameras (BWCs). While it’s been celebrated as a technological breakthrough that can protect both law enforcement officers as well as members of the public who interact with them, there is also some concern that it’s something of a panacea for a more complex problem. Critics note how Staten Island resident…

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