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Episode 5: Judicial Perspective with Judge Mundell

November 2015
Carmen Facciolo, Policy Advisor for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, interviews the Honorable Barbara Rodriguez Mundell to get a Judicial perspective on the impact and issues of BWCs on the court systems. Judge Mundell's extensive experiences help us explore the multiple legal issues surrounding BWCs. Judge Mundell was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 4: International Perspective with Hampshire Constabulary Inspector Goodier

November 2015
Todd Maxwell, a contractor with Booz Allen Hamilton working with BJA's Body-Worn Camera Team, interviews the Hampshire Constabulary's Inspector Goodier from the United Kingdom to get an international perspective on BWCs from an agency that started experimenting with Body Worn Video in 2007. Inspector Goodier has worked under Chief Constable Andy Marsh to help develop their BWC policy, procedure and training. Inspector Goodier has advised several international agencies on BWC best practices and was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 3: Research Perspective Interview with Dr. Charles Katz

November 2015
Pat McCreary, Associate Deputy Director for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, interviews Arizona State University's Dr. Charles Katz to hear about his research on Body-Worn Cameras. Dr. Katz facilitated the Body-Worn Camera Expert Panel convening in Washington, DC, and contributed to BJA's National Body-Worn Toolkit by authoring the FAQs for the toolkit with Dr. Michael White. 

Episode 2: Early Adopter Perceptive on BWCs from Oakland PD

October 2015
Mike Roosa, Senior Policy Advisor for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, interviews Oakland Police Department Chief Sean Whent to discuss their departments implementation processes, perspectives and challenges. Oakland PD starting experimenting with BWCs in 2007 making it one of the first Major Cities to use BWCs. The chief discusses best practices and lessons learned. Chief Whent was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 1: Research Perspective Interview with Dr. Michael White

October 2015
Mike Roosa, Senior Policy Advisor for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, interviews Arizona State University's Dr. Mike White to better understand research perspective on Body-Worn Cameras. Dr. White wrote the Police Officer Body-Worn Cameras: Assessing the Evidence report for the Office of Justice Programs (OJP) Diagnostic Center, facilitated the Body-Worn Camera Expert Panel convening in Washington, DC, and contributed to BJA's National Body-Worn Toolkit by authoring the FAQs for the toolkit with Dr. Charles Katz.

Introduction to BJA's National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit Podcast Series

October 2015
Todd Maxwell, contractor working with BJA's Body-Worn Camera Team, introduces this new podcast series and explains what to expect in the interview style podcasts focusing on important issues regarding implementing body-worn cameras (BWCs) in a law enforcement environment. The podcast series will focus on diverse aspects of the implementation and includes input from law enforcement, prosecutors, defenders, advocates, unions, civil rights, and more to cover the most pressing issues concerning BWCs.

New Research on Body-Worn Cameras

May 2015

This video captures the presentations of several speakers. Jennifer Wood, Associate Professor at Temple University, presents key findings from a pilot evaluation of the Philadelphia Police Department's use of body-worn cameras (BWC) in one of the districts. During his presentation, Michael White, Professor at Arizona State University, focuses on available BWC resources and research. And, Daniel Lawrence from the Urban Institute spoke about the Institute's evaluation of BWC.

Podcast Interview with Dr. Traci Green

October 2014

In this podcast, BJA Fellow Tara Kunkel discusses the opioid overdose epidemic in the state of Rhode Island with Dr. Traci Green, a researcher at Brown University and Rhode Island Hospital. In the interview, Dr. Green shares the steps that law enforcement agencies in Rhode Island have taken to address the epidemic and explains how – when properly trained – law enforcement can administer Naloxone to save lives when they arrive at the scene of an overdose.