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Body-Worn Cameras (BWCs)

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Federal Agents Begin to Use Body-Worn Cameras
Read the September 1, 2021, press release to learn about the launch of the first phase of the Department of Justice's Body-Worn Camera Program that requires department law enforcement personnel use body-worn cameras during pre-planned law enforcement operations.

The Body-Worn Camera Toolkit has been redesigned
BJA has redesigned the Body-Worn Camera Toolkit. Launched in 2015, the Toolkit serves as a clearinghouse for criminal justice practitioners interested in planning and implementing a body-worn camera program.

Justice Department Awards $56 Million to Support Law Enforcement Health and Safety
Read the November 21, 2018 press release to learn about grant funding awarded by BJA and the National Institute of Justice to provide services designed to protect law enforcement officers and improve overall public safety.

Over $62 Million Awarded to Support Health and Safety of Law Enforcement Officers
Learn about awards made through programs such as the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Program, VALOR Initiative, Body-Worn Camera Program, and more in a recent fact sheet.

See the National Institute of Justice (NIJ) page: Research on Body-Worn Cameras and Law Enforcement.

Date Modified: September 07, 2021
Date Created: June 26, 2015