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Episode 54: Small Agency Spotlight – Waynesboro PD, VA

November 2016
Todd Maxwell with the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Body Worn Camera Team, interviews Waynesboro Police Department’s Chief Michael Wilhelm to discuss process of implementing a BWC program in a small community and the lessons learned regarding policy creation and outreach. Chief Wilhelm gives some advice on small agency considerations.

Episode 48: Small Agency Spotlight – Twin Falls PD, ID

September 2016
Todd Maxwell, a member of the Bureau of Justice Assistance’s Body Worn Camera team interviews Twin Falls Police Department’s Captain Anthony Barnhart and Staff Sergeant Brent Wright to discuss their agencies experiences with BWCs. The agency shares lessons learned on topics from pilot programs to vendor selection to transparency.

Episode 33: Community Engagement Spotlight – Brooklyn Park PD, MN

June 2016
Chip Coldren from BJA’s Body-Worn Camera Training and Technical Assistance Team interviews Brooklyn Park Police Department’s Inspectors Bill Barritt and Shane DuPaul to discuss their departments community engagement efforts regarding the development of the department’s body worn camera policy. The agency discusses its strong community policing orientation and how that helped their engagement with community members.