Prof. John Rago interviewed by PA Post

PA Post recently interviewed Assoc. Prof. John Rago for a story about why more Pennsylvania police departments have not adopted body cameras and what the benefits could be. This story also appeared on WHYY-Radio and WITF.

In the article, Rago stated that he knows of several instances that have occurred when police in the Pittsburgh region might have faced excessive force complaints were it not for evidence from a body camera. He believes the benefits of body cameras are worth a police department's effort.

"Cameras enable law enforcement to have better confession evidence, departments to see fewer civil-rights claims, and more reliable information to go to a jury," he said.

Read the full story "Police body cameras can help officers and suspects, so why don't more departments have them?"

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