Cops, Cameras, and Crisis (Innbundet)

The Potential and the Perils of Police Body-Worn Cameras



Forfatter: og
Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2020
Antall sider: 200
Forlag: New York University Press
Språk: Engelsk
ISBN/EAN: 9781479820177
Omtale Cops, Cameras, and Crisis
The first expert and comprehensive analysis of the surprising impact of body-worn cameras

Following the tragic deaths of Eric Garner, Michael Brown, and others at the hands of police, interest in body-worn cameras for local, state, and federal law enforcement has skyrocketed. In Cops, Cameras, and Crisis, Michael D. White and Aili Malm provide an up-to-date analysis of this promising technology, evaluating whether it can address today's crisis in police legitimacy.

Drawing on the latest research and insights from experts with field experience with police-worn body cameras, White and Malm show the benefits and drawbacks of this technology for police departments, police officers, and members of the public. Ultimately, they identify-and assess-each claim, weighing in on whether the specter of being "caught on tape" is capable of changing a criminal justice system desperately in need of reform.

Cops, Cameras, and Crisis is a must-read for policymakers, police leaders, and activists interested in twenty-first-century policing.

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