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June 1, 2018

96 N.C. L. Rev. 1639 (2018) 

There are two cultural revolutions in recording the police. From the vantage of police departments, there is the rapidly spreading uptake of police-worn body cameras. On the public side, community members are increasingly using their cell ph...

June 1, 2018

96 N.C. L. Rev. 1579 (2018) 

Michael D. White & Henry F. Fradella

Police body-worn cameras (“BWCs”) have diffused rapidly among U.S. law enforcement, in part because of early studies which suggested that the technology could produce important outcomes for police and thei...

June 1, 2018

96 N.C. L. Rev. 1525 (2018) 

Bryce Clayton Newell & Ruben Greidanus

In recent years, questions about when police officers should activate (or not activate) their body-worn cameras during police public encounters have risen into the foreground of public and scholarly deba...

96 N.C. L. Rev. 1475 (2018) 

Prepared for the North Carolina Law Review symposium on police body-worn cameras (“BWCs”), this Article shows that BWCs can be conceptualized as an example of the Internet of Things (“IoT”). By combining the previously separate literatures o...

June 1, 2018

96 N.C. L. Rev. 1425 (2018) 

Smart police body cameras and smart glasses worn by law enforcement increasingly reflect state-of-the-art surveillance technology, such as the integration of live-streaming video with facial recognition and artificial intelligence tools, inc...

June 1, 2018

96 N.C. L. Rev. 1363 (2018) 

Since the summer of 2014, community members, politicians, and police executives across the country have called for greater police accountability and improvements in police-community relations. Body-worn cameras (“BWCs”) are widely seen as se...

June 1, 2018

96 N.C. L. Rev. 1313 (2018) 

The story of police reform has become the story of video and video evidence, and “record everything to know the truth” has become the singular mantra. Video, both police-created and citizen-created, has become the singular tool for ensuring...

June 1, 2018

96 N.C. L. Rev. 1257 (2018) 

From a privacy perspective, the movement towards police body cameras seems ominous. The prospect of a surveillance device capturing massive amounts of data concerning people’s most vulnerable moments is daunting. These concerns are compounde...

June 1, 2018

96 N.C. L. Rev. 1237 (2018)

Police-generated digital video is being created at an ever-accelerating pace as technology makes camera systems lighter, cheaper, faster, and more accessible. Video systems have expanded from fixed-site cameras, to dashboard-mounted cameras,...

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