Body-Worn Cameras and Privacy Protection
Since the advent of CCTV (Closed Caption Television) cameras in the 1960s, the move towards changing how police record their actions have come a long way. Originally these cameras were installed in London but became more mobile and deployable into recording high crime areas to help police enforce the law and prevent crime. It was nearly 30 years later that in-car cameras were installed in police vehicles in the late 1980s. By the year 2000, car cameras or dashcams were mainstream enough to be in virtually all new police cars.
Body worn camera considerations
It probably goes without saying, but body worn cameras are here to stay. Law Enforcement agencies around the country are either embracing this relatively new technology or being forced to adopt it through political pressure. In either case, we thought it might prove beneficial to briefly discuss these cameras and the challenges that come with […]
Community Evidence | Registering Cameras with Law Enforcement
The idea of camera registration is opening the doors to spectacular results for solving crime in various communities. Many privacy issues have already been answered, but we believe the next iteration of these programs is moving to a remote access model, where law enforcement receive permission from a citizen for each request, but that police download content without ever stepping foot on the citizen’s property.