This toolkit organizes frequently asked questions, resources, and other information by key topic areas, including research, policy, technology, and privacy. In addition, information about specific stakeholder interests can be found on each particular group's page. If you want to gain a quick understanding of the technology, recommended policies, and key privacy considerations, this toolkit section should help you get started.
- Download the Law Enforcement Implementation Checklist for guidance.
BWC Podcast Series
For more about these topics, please check out the BWC Podcast Series
Body-Worn Camera Welcome Message
NIJ NWC Primer
NLECTC published a primer that answers basic questions about body-worn cameras and implementation issues.
10 Limitations of Body Cameras
The Force Science Institute describes limitations to police-worn body cameras for consideration when developing policy, protocols, and training.
Study Assesses Evidence
OJP Diagnostic Center publishes an assessment of the evidence to inform conversations about the impact, perceived benefits, and important considerations of using police-worn body cameras
BJA Expert Panel
Justice professionals representing law enforcement, courts, prosecution, public defense, labor organizations, and advocates for privacy, victims, and juveniles initiated Toolkit discussions