NJ Spotlight News

Body-worn cameras seen as step in holding police accountable

Clip: 06/01/2021 | 3m 25s | Video has closed captioning.

June 1 is Day One of a new state law in New Jersey requiring every police department to equip officers with body-worn cameras. It's a costly program, one that experts say can help deescalate conflict and significantly cut use-of-force incidents. It's part of a new era in policing. There’s a lot riding on this technology. Can it deliver?

Aired: 06/01/21

Rating: NR

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