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Study Says Body Cameras Can Reduce Force Usage... But Only If Officers Turn Them On

A couple of months ago, a study was released claiming to show a link between body camera use and a rise in shootings by officers. The small increase in shootings in 2015 -- an increase that wasn't shown in 2013 and 2014 -- could be nothing more than a normal deviation, but it was portrayed by the authors as something a bit more sinister. First, we found that in police departments that conduct statistical analyses of digitized crime data, there are 2.
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