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Body Cameras Can't Be Community Members

With the use and implementation of body-worn cameras dominating the attention of police departments, politicians, and the general public, are we overstating the ability of technology to de-escalate tensions in police encounters? Nicole Austin-Hillery of the Brennan Center of Justice explains why body cameras cannot produce or replace the types of relationships encouraged by community policing. 

Click here to watch these highlights from Who's Watching Who? Police Cameras, Civil Rights, and Public Safety, a recent event in Moment to Movement: Conversations About Race in America, New America's collaborative partnership with Howard University.