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Lessons Learned

Lessons Learned

First and foremost, the recordings reveal that force is ugly. It is not the "one punch, hero wins, bad guy goes down," movie action the public has been conditioned to expect. 

September 4, 2018

Exclusive Police Survey: Body Cameras

Exclusive Police Survey: Body Cameras

Body cameras have become so important in contemporary law enforcement in a very short time that of the readers who responded that they are using them, 81% said they were required to use them by their agency. That puts these devices in the same category as uniforms and radios and duty guns.

September 4, 2018

Lying with Numbers

Lying with Numbers

The press and anti-police activists love to use statistics to slam police, but their interpretation is biased and they cook the data by leaving out key variables.

February 7, 2018

IACP 2017: Best of Show

IACP 2017: Best of Show

Here's a look at the products that caught our eye at this year's International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) show held at Philadelphia's Pennsylvania Convention Center.

December 4, 2017

Thousands of Words on Officer Safety
Panasonic: Third Generation BWC

Panasonic: Third Generation BWC

In response to requests from law enforcement users of the Arbitrator Body Worn Camera (BWC), Panasonic has re-engineered the system from the inside out and even tweaked its evidence management software.

May 12, 2017

Lessons Learned from Body Cam Users

Lessons Learned from Body Cam Users

For this article, POLICE sought out body camera users at a number of law enforcement agencies nationwide. Here's what they had to say.

April 10, 2017

Viewing Video: Just Press Play

Denying officers access to the video records of incidents before they write their reports serves only one purpose: It's a trap. The goal here is to play "gotcha" with the officers and try to catch them in a lie.

August 6, 2015

Body Cameras: Keep It Real

Body Cameras: Keep It Real

Body-worn cameras will be a game-changer, but no new law enforcement technology is the be-all, end-all "silver bullet" that people often think it will be.

June 30, 2015

More Than a Body Cam

More Than a Body Cam

Departments choosing a body camera must determine what system best fits their needs and their budgets. One of the contenders in the police body camera market is Utility.

April 28, 2015

Legal Issues With Body Cams

Legal Issues With Body Cams

Recent events have accelerated law enforcement's timetable for adopting wearable audio-video recording devices. But using this technology has legal ramifications that have to be understood by criminal justice stakeholders.

January 26, 2015

IACP 2014: Report from the Aisles

IACP 2014: Report from the Aisles

Here's a look at wearable video systems and officer-worn evidence capture equipment as well as some of the other cool products at IACP 2014.

December 2, 2014

Product Test: Vievu LE3 On-Body Video System

Product Test: Vievu LE3 On-Body Video System

Vievu's LE3 is the company's latest small, lightweight, self-contained video recorder system. About the size and weight of a pager, this on-body video system can easily be worn on an officer's uniform.

June 30, 2014

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes ...

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes ...

Officer safety tactics have evolved to accommodate the prospect of dealing with suspects via a variety of media, developing a hitherto unknown degree of intimacy with a suspect even as it keeps him at bay.

July 1, 2001