CIP affiliate researcher Mary Fan interviewed about how police body cameras and bystander video can tell different stories

Jun 18, 2020

Mary Fan, a University of Washington School of Law professor and Center for an Informed Public affiliate researcher, was recently interviewed by The Verge about how video from police body-worn cameras and video captured by bystanders can tell different stories about police-involved encounters since they’re recorded from different angles and can focus on different aspects of an encounter. 

“When a camera gets activated, whether it’s a community member’s camera or an officer’s camera, it can lead to misperceptions,” Fan told The Verge.

>> Read the full article in The Verge 

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