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Body Camera Data

Body camera "data" is audio and video recorded from body-worn cameras (BWCs) clipped to a person's clothing, usually on the torso. Today approximately 95% of large police departments are using BWCs or have committed to using them soon to record police officers’ day-to-day activities. The devices are credited for improving police and community relations and helping protect officers from false accusations of misconduct. The footage has resulted in a large amount of surveillance footage (some departments are required to keep footage for at least 90 days) leading many law enforcement organizations to store it in the cloud.

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