charles farrar's scientific contributions

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Objective Police use-of-force continues to be a major source of international concern, inviting interest from academics and practitioners alike. Whether justified or unnecessary/excessive, the exercise of power by the police can potentially tarnish their relationship with the community. Police misconduct can translate into complaints against the po...


... The initial uptake of BWC programs in police departments was supported by early research suggesting that cameras reduce police use of force and citizen complaints (Ariel et al., 2015;Hedberg et al., 2017). This evidence base has gotten more mixed over time (Lum et al., 2019), but the demand for the technology remains strong, particularly in light of the ongoing and highly publicized incidents of police killings and uses of force. ...