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4/12/19-Baltimore Sun “Trafficking cases may require prolonged surveillance and source development to prove that there was force, fraud or coercion. Other investigators could stop short and charge offenders with crimes that require fewer elements of proof, such as running a prostitution business,’’ Jay Albanese, CJRA Expert.

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4/2/19-The Washington Times “Police body cameras have proliferated in recent years. In 2013, the Department of Justice surveyed 500 police departments and found that less than 25% used the devices,” Cynthia Lum, CJRA Expert.

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Read the March 2019 newsletter here.

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3/27/19-VOX “Expectations and concerns surrounding body-worn cameras among police leaders and citizens have not yet been realized by and large in the ways anticipated by each,” Cynthia Lum, CJRA Expert.

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3/27/19-KJZZ.org “[Body-worn cameras, they have not had ] statistically significant or consistent effects on most measures of officer and citizen behavior or citizens’ views of police,” Cynthia Lum, CJRA Expert.

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3/26/19-MedicalResearch.com “We do not know with great certainty whether cameras can save lives or reduce injuries. Studies examining the impact of Body-worn cameras on officer use of force are equivocal; some studies indicate cameras might be able to reduce use of force while other studies show little effect of cameras on use of force. In […]

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3/25/19-The Crime Report “Expectations and concerns surrounding body-worn cameras among police leaders and citizens have not yet been realized by and large in the ways anticipated by each,” Cynthia Lum, CJRA Expert.

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3/25/19-Business Report “There is an incongruence between people’s expectations of cameras, police expectations of cameras and what they think they’re being used for” Cynthia Lum, CJRA Expert.

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3/25/19-Governing “There is an incongruence between people’s expectations of cameras, police expectations of cameras and what they think they’re being used for,” Cynthia Lum, CJRA Expert.

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3/25/19- EurekAlert “Expectations and concerns surrounding body-worn cameras among police leaders and citizens have not yet been realized by and large in the ways anticipated by each,” Cynthia Lum, CJRA Expert.

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