Show Notes December 8th, 2014

Lena talks about how wonderful her new phone is.

 

Body Cams:

http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/storyline/wp/2014/12/04/bodycams-transformed-a-tiny-airport-police-force-they-could-do-the-same-for-the-rest-of-america/

complaints against Springfield Mo regional airport saw this massive drop in complaints from a couple a week to about once a month.

complaints against officers in rialto CA dropped by 88%: https://ojpdiagnosticcenter.org/sites/default/files/spotlight/download/Police%20Officer%20Body-Worn%20Cameras.pdf

annectdotal evidence of a similar phenomenon in phoenix

http://www.latimes.com/nation/la-na-body-cameras-20140927-story.html#page=1

“A recent federal survey of 63 law enforcement agencies using body cameras said nearly a third of the agencies had no written policy on the devices. (It is not known how many agencies overall currently use body cameras.)”

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/wonkblog/wp/2014/12/04/wonkbook-the-eric-garner-case-is-not-an-argument-against-body-cameras/

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/wp/2014/12/03/obamas-body-camera-argument-just-took-a-big-hit/

http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/print/2014/12/seen-it-all-before-10-predictions-about-police-body-cameras/383456/

https://www.themarshallproject.org/2014/12/02/what-you-need-to-know-about-body-cameras

http://www.fatalencounters.org/ – officer involved fatalities (similar to project PM)

 

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