Expert: Body-Worn Video Would Usher In New Approach To Stop And Frisk


nypdA blockbuster ruling from a federal judge will not mean the end of the NYPD’s stop-and-frisk program.

But one way or another, it likely will mean changes for the controversial police practice, CBS 2’s Tony Aiello reported Tuesday.

The changes could be in tone – with a new mayor taking office soon – and perhaps in tactics for future stops. In addition, even new technology to monitor what goes down during a stop and frisk could play a big role.

Several U.S. departments are testing body-worn video – a camera to capture a record of encounters between police and the public.

Federal Judge Shira Scheindlin ordered the NYPD to test body-worn video to help a court-appointed monitor better understand conflicting claims about stop and frisk.

Read more at CBS 2.

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