Date of Award

5-24-2017

Document Type

Thesis

Department

Criminology and Criminal Justice

First Advisor

Mark Harmon-Leymon

Subjects

Wearable video devices in police work, Police-community relations

DOI

10.15760/honors.403

Abstract

There are few studies revolving the effects, benefits, and negatives influences of body-worn cameras. However, the purpose of this paper is to address these few studies, dissect the results, and come to a general conclusion of what purposes body-worn cameras serve in today's law enforcement, government, and the general public. The overall goal of the paper is to determine the extent and nature of nation-wide use of body-worn cameras, and what studies have found in regards to effect and influence on the community and on law enforcement.

Comments

An undergraduate thesis submitted in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Bachelor of Science in University Honors and Criminology & Criminal Justice

Persistent Identifier

http://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/20382

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