Boston Police commissioner gives first look at results of body cameras
WHDH 7 News - 01/10/2018
The report focused on two areas — citizen complaints and use of force. In the findings, compiled by researchers at Northeastern University, body-worn cameras “may generate small benefits to the civility of police-citizen civilian encounters.”
According to the analysis, body-worn cameras reduced the number of citizen complaints by a small amount — 12 over 12 months. The report also noted that citizen complaints have declined over years by a total of 41 percent.