Body Cameras Just Part of a Solution, says MET’s Cronin

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May 3rd, 2015

Body Cameras Just Part of a Solution, says MET’s Cronin

Will body cameras curb the episodes of police violence so prevalent in the news today? Shea Cronin, assistant professor of criminal justice, offered his insights to WHDH.com. “The reason why body cameras have received such attention and why they seem like such an easy fix is because it’s a piece of technology,” Shea explains. “Everybody knows how to use it. It can be attached easily. But if it’s not going to be part of a wider accountability system it’s just simply not going to be effective enough.”

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