BWC TTA produces podcasts with law enforcement leaders and subject experts on body-worn camera implementation and considersations.
Using BWCs in Training and De-escalation
On this episode of LE Tech Talks, research specialist Quin Patterson spoke with BWC TTA Co-Director Dr. Mike White and Sturgis, MI Director of Public Safety Ryan Banaszak about the use of BWCs in training with Tempe PD and the Sturgis, MI PD.
Mr. Patterson and Dr. White spoke about how Tempe PD uses BWC footage in de-escalation training, and the different insights that BWC footage when looking beyond just use of force videos. Director Banaszak spoke about the different trainings in Sturgis where BWCs are used, and the changes in practice that have resulted from that use.
Learning from the Washington, D.C. Department of Corrections' BWC Implementation
In this episode of LE Tech Talks, subject matter expert Mary O'Connor spoke with Director of Security Ben Collins, Dr. Reena Chakraborty, and Dr. LaToya Welsey about the Washington, D.C. Department of Corrections' implementation of body-worn cameras. Ms. O'Connor spoke with Mr. Collins, Dr. Chakraborty, and Dr. Wesley about the decision to implement BWCs within a correctional facility, and their overall experience with their pilot program. Listen to this episode to learn more.
Meet the BWC TTA Leads Pt. IV
On this episode of LE Tech Talks, CNA's Jessica Dockstader sat down with four of the BWC TTA Leads - Chief Harold Medlock (ret.), Steve Rickman, Charles Stephenson, and Captain Dan Zehnder (ret.)
Mr. Rickman, Mr. Stephenson, Cpt. Zehnder, and Chief Medlock spoke about their experiences in assisting with BWC implementation, and what sites should know for their programs.
Meet the BWC TTA Leads Pt. III
On this episode of LE Tech Talks, CNA's Jessica Dockstader sat down with five of the BWC TTA Leads - Chief Orlando Cuevas (ret.), Dr. Scott Decker, Dr. Janne Gaub, Dr. Charles Katz, and Dr. Aili Malm.
Ms. Dockstader asked each lead about things they've seen and learned from working with sites on BWC implementation. Listen to this BWC TTA Lead Feature to hear about their experiences.
Assessing BWC implementation in Milwaukee, WI with a randomized controlled trial
On this episode of LE Tech Talks, BWC TTA Outreach Coordinator and Analyst Quin Patterson sat down with Milwaukee, WI Police Chief Ed Flynn, and researchers Dr. Bryce Peterson and Dr. Dan Lawrence. Mr. Patterson, Chief Flynn, Dr. Peterson, and Dr. Lawrence discussed the assessment of the Milwaukee, WI Police Department's BWC program via a randomized controlled trial.
Throughout six months in 2016, patrol officers and sergeants from the Milwaukee, WI Police Department were involved in a randomized controlled trial. Dr. Peterson, Dr. Lawrence, and Chief Flynn spoke on what researchers and practitioners can learn from working with each other, community perceptions of BWCs in Milwaukee, WI, and findings from the randomized controlled trial.
BWCs and After-Action Reviews
On this episode of LE Tech Talks, BWC TTA Outreach Coordinator and Analyst Jessica Dockstader sat down with BWC TTA Senior Advisor, Tom Woodmansee, and CNA Senior Research Scientist Tom Christoff. Ms. Dockstader, Mr. Woodmansee, and Mr. Christoff discussed the use of body-worn cameras in after-action reviews.
Mr. Woodmansee and Mr. Christoff discussed the types of information made available through by analyzing BWC footage; the importance of a clear and comprehensive BWC policy; challenges and difficulties receiving or reviewing the footage; and key takeaways for agencies to consider when utilizing BWC to help prepare, manage, and evaluate their responses to civil unrest and protests.