Just a Third of Police Departments Provide Body Cameras

The number of local police departments allowing Tasers and stun guns hit 81 percent in 2013—a “more than tenfold” increase from 7 percent in 2000, according to new Bureau of Justice Statistics estimates. The report also contains stats on how many U.S. police departments supply “body-worn” and “weapon-attached” cameras: 32 percent and 6 percent, respectively. (To…

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