When police wear body cameras complaints reduce by 93%, shows study
Body cameras worn by on-duty police officers has seen complaints against them fall significantly.
Research carried out on forces in the U.S. and UK found the number of complaints lodged fell by around 93% once the devices were introduced.
Unarmed black man killed by California police after pulling vape from his pocket According to the lead author of the study – Dr Barak Ariel, from Cambridge University’s Institute of Criminology – no other intervention ‘in the history of policing’ had seen such a profound effect.
Across the world, police forces have introduced body cameras in a bid to... read more
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