Police Body Cameras: Mending Fences and How Pittsburgh is a Leading Example

Danielle Evans

Abstract


After the police brutality deaths of Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Freddie Gray, amongst others, many call for increased accountability through police officer body-worn cameras. The following Note discusses the potential benefits of body camera use, the concerns that body cameras raise, relevant current and pending legislation in Pennsylvania, and whether police body cameras can be used to address race relations in connection with police officer brutality.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5195/tlp.2015.179

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