Over the past few years, law enforcement has increased its usage of body and dashboard cameras. In 2000, for example, just 11% of the vehicles operated by the state police and highway patrol had in-car video cameras. By March 2015, roughly 33% of the United States’ 18,000 police departments had already begun to use them. Currently, however, estimates indicate that 72% of all state patrol vehicles have these systems in place.
There have been notable benefits to the use of body cameras f