Image: Police officers confront man during 2014 Ferguson protests.
Based off of a photo from Whitney Curtis for The New York Times.
Caught on camera
Police Violence in the United States
Overview and Analysis
How many videos of abuse have never seen the light of day because they were confiscated or destroyed? How many were never released because the witness feared retribution? How many have only received minimal media attention, and failed to result in a serious investigation?
A survey of four recent cases in the U.S. — and several around the world — challenge assumptions about the role of video in attaining accountability for abuse, and point to ways filmers, advocates, journalists, and the justice system can use video effectively for change.
Stories and Resources
POLICE MISCONDUCT IN THE U.S.
THE ROLE OF BYSTANDER VIDEOS
USE THIS APP TO FILM THE POLICE
COMMUNITY-LED FIRST RESPONDERS
USING VIDEO TO DOCUMENT POLICE ABUSE
DISPATCH FROM BRAZIL
IF KILLED BY POLICE, GUILTY BY DEFAULT...
UNLESS THERE’S VIDEO?
YOU CAPTURED POLICE ABUSE ON VIDEO
GETTING THE TRUTH OUT
RESTORATIVE JUSTICE FOR VICTIMS OF POLICE VIOLENCE
LIVESTREAM - FROM RIO TO NYC
CAN VIDEO END IMPUNITY FOR POLICE ABUSE?
FILMING POLICE ABUSE
A ROUNDUP OF RESOURCES AND GUIDANCE
THE NYPD WANTS
YOUR THOUGHTS ON BODYCAMS (KIND OF)
COMMUNITY-BASED APPROACHES TO ARCHIVING VIDEO
LEARNING FROM BLACK LIVES MATTER