The Boston Police Department ended their one-year pilot program in September 2017. After months of promises, Mayor Walsh finally released the results from the preliminary report studying the program in January 2018.

Researchers found that the body cameras both reduced the instances of complaints and use of force by officers. 

Read the report to learn more about researchers found. A more in-depth report is expected to be published in June 2018.

Read the reports and studies on the use of body-worn cameras on police officers below. Lessons and suggestions from each report helped shape our policy!