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Episode 26: Juvenile Advocacy Perspective (Part 1)

April 2016
Lauren Gonzalez from BJA’s Body-Worn Camera Team interviews Executive Director Adam Rosenberg from the Baltimore Child Abuse Center in Maryland to discuss privacy and other concerns around BWCs involving juveniles whether they are suspects, witnesses, or victims. The discussion explores the challenges around recording juveniles and the potential effects on them. Adam Rosenberg contributed to the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 25: Research Spotlight – Dallas PD

April 2016
Todd Maxwell from BJA’s Body-Worn Camera Team interviews Dr. Melinda Schlager from the Caruth Police Institute along with Deputy Chief Andy Acord and Deputy Chief Paul Stokes of the Dallas Police Department to discuss their on-going BWC study. The group gives an overview of the study and examines the reasoning behind the study along with looking forward to potential outcomes and strategies from the lessons learned.

Episode 24: Tribal Perspective – Suquamish Tribal PD

April 2016
Todd Maxwell from BJA’s Body-Worn Camera Team interviews Chief Lasnier of the Suquamish Tribal Police in Washington state to discuss his experiences and lessons learned from the perspective of a tribal police agency. The discussion explores the challenges around funding to the multi-level jurisdiction/responsibilities of tribal officers.

Episode 23: Civilian Oversight Perspective – Denver PD

March 2016
Lauren Gonzalez from BJA’s Body-Worn Camera Team interviews Nicholas Mitchell, the Independent Monitor of the Denver Police and Sheriff’s Departments, to discuss the Denver Police Departments BWC Pilot Program. The discussion explores civilian oversight of policy and training around bwcs specifically during a pilot project along with lessons learned that can be used in large agency bwc implementations.

Episode 22: Research Spotlight – Las Vegas MPD (Part 2)

March 2016
Todd Maxwell from BJA’s Body-Worn Camera Team interviews Lt. Zehnder from Las Vegas Metro PD and Dr. Chip Coldren from CNA to discuss the ongoing research of the BWC pilot program with UNLV that was funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). The study is a multi-year study that examines the implementation and impact of BWCs on a large police agency. Lt. Zehnder contributed to the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit and Dr. Coldren leads BJA’s BWC Training and Technical Assistance Program.

Episode 21: Research Spotlight – Las Vegas MPD (Part 1)

March 2016
Todd Maxwell from BJA’s Body-Worn Camera Team interviews Lt. Zehnder from Las Vegas Metro PD and Dr. Chip Coldren from CNA to discuss the ongoing research of the BWC pilot program with UNLV that was funded by the National Institute of Justice (NIJ). The study is a multi-year study that examines the implementation and impact of BWCs on a large police agency. Lt. Zehnder contributed to the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit and Dr. Coldren leads BJA’s BWC Training and Technical Assistance Program.

Episode 20: Research Spotlight - Miami Beach PD (Part 2)

March 2016
This is a follow-up to last week’s podcast due to extenuating circumstances that prevented Dr. Ariel from joining. Todd Maxwell from BJA’s Body-Worn Camera Team interviews University of Cambridge’s Dr. Barak Ariel to discuss his team’s research on BWCs at Miami Beach PD. Dr. Ariel contributed to the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 19: Research Spotlight - Miami Beach PD (Part 1)

February 2016
Todd Maxwell from BJA’s Body-Worn Camera Team interviews Miami Beach Police Department Deputy Chief Lauretta Hill and Officer/Project Manager Alejandro Mouro to discuss their departments collaborative research project with Dr. Ariel from the University of Cambridge. This podcast discusses the Miami Beach PD’s involvement in the project from their perspective along with discussing what they hope to learn and how they plan to apply that knowledge. Deputy Chief Hill was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 18: Large city training perspective with LAPD’s Dan Gomez

February 2016
LAPD’s Sgt. Dan Gomez discusses the training and education that has to occur to implement a BWC program in a large agency. Sgt. Gomez explains the challenges they had and lessons learned. Sgt. Dan Gomez was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 16: Large city CIO perspective with LAPD's Maggie Goodrich

February 2016
LAPD’s CIO Maggie Goodrich discusses the processes and work behind implementing a BWC program from the perspective of a city CIO that focuses on the technical challenges and decisions. Maggie Goodrich was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 12: Medium Sized Agency Perceptive on BWCs from Miami Beach PD, FL

January 2016
Miami Beach Police Department Deputy Chief Lauretta Hill discusses their departments implementation processes, perspectives and challenges. This podcast discusses the diverse population of Miami Beach and the collaboration that occurred with state’s attorney’s office and their research partner. The deputy chief discusses best practices and lessons learned from the perspective of a medium sized agency. Deputy Chief Hill was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 11: Union Perspective with IUPA's Dennis Slocumb

January 2016
Carmen Facciolo, Policy Advisor for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, interviews International Union of Police Associations' Dennis Slocumb to get Union perspective on BWCs that includes policy and procedure recommendations. Dennis Slocumb was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 10: Technology Perspective with Oakland PD, CA

December 2015
Todd Maxwell, a contractor with Booz Allen Hamilton working with BJA's Body-Worn Camera Team, interviews Oakland Police Department's Officer Burke to get a technology perspective on BWCs from an agency that uses on-site storage, but is considering cloud storage. Officer Burke was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 9: Union perspective with NOBLE's Commander Frank

December 2015
Carmen Facciolo, Policy Advisor for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, interviews Assistant Commanding Officer Horace Frank of the LAPD's Counterterrorism and Special Operations Bureau and member of the National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Executives Commander Frank was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 7: Small Agency Perceptive on BWCs from Township of Chocolay, MI

December 2015
Mike Roosa, Senior Policy Advisor for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, interviews Chocolay Township Police Department Chief Greg Zyburt to discuss their departments implementation processes, perspectives and challenges. Chocolay Township PD starting experimenting with BWCs in 2008. The chief discusses best practices and lessons learned from the perspective of a small agency. Chief Zyburt was part of the BJA Expert Panel on Body Worn Cameras that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

Episode 6: International Perspective with Deputy Chief Daroux and Staff Sergeant Rashid

November 2015
Pat McCreary, Associate Deputy Director for the Bureau of Justice Assistance, interviews Calgary Police Services Deputy Chief Trevor Daroux and Staff Sergeant Asif Rashid to get a Canadian perspective on BWCs that includes lessons learned on policy and procedure and challenges they have encountered. Calgary started a pilot program in 2012 and is expanding the implementation to all front line officers. When completed Calgary Police Service will have 11,000 BWCs in use making it one of the largest BWC implementations in the world. Calgary Police Services contributed content that helped form the BJA National Body-Worn Camera Toolkit.

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.