The Perpetual Line-Up

There is a knock on your door. It’s the police. There was a robbery in your neighborhood. They have a suspect in custody and an eyewitness. But they need your help: Will you come down to the station to stand in the line-up?

The Illusion of Accuracy: How Body-Worn Camera Footage Can Distort Evidence

Each year, more and more police departments across the United States send their officers into the field wearing body-worn cameras. Many believed that by providing first-hand evidence of interactions between officers and the public, these cameras could enhance transparency, improve accountability, and foster greater public trust in local law enforcement.