Police departments across the country are now requiring officers to wear body cameras. But a study released in the District of Columbia found that the camera requirement for officers in D.C. has had no significant effect on reducing complaints against officers or police use of force.


  • Martin Austermuhle Reporter, WAMU 88.5
  • Peter Newsham Chief of Police, Metropolitan Police Department (Washington, DC); @pnewsham

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