Center for Survey Research

Penn State Harrisburg, Center for Survey Research

Police-Worn Body Cameras

Pennsylvanians' Perceptions of Police Worn Body Cameras - February 2017

Using data from the Fall 2016 Penn State Poll, the Center for Survey Research and Dr. Jennifer Gibbs, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice in the School of Public Affairs, explored views of adult Pennsylvanians' regarding feelings of safety if a police offier was wearing a video camera. 

 

Are Police Worn Body Cameras the Answer? A Panel Discussion

April 19, 2017 from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm

Morrison Gallery, Penn State Harrisburg Campus

This panel was presented by the Center for Survey Research and the School of Public Affairs. The panel featured a variety of perspectives on the use of police worn body cameras. Data from the Fall 2016 Penn State Poll on Pennsylvanians' perceptions of police worn body cameras was presented. Featured panelists included: Dr. Jennifer Gibbs, Assistant Professor of Criminal Justice; Andy Hoover, Communications Director ACLU of Pennsylvania; Lt. Thomas Stauffer, Swatara Township Police Department; Sgt. Orazio Riccobono, York City Police Department, and Patrick Cawley, Executive Director and Counsel, Pennsylvania Senate Judiciary Committee. This event was funded by the Student Activity Fee. 

 

Several local news media outlets covered the event, including abc27 news - http://abc27.com/2017/04/19/poll-most-feel-safer-with-police-body-cameras/

 

Below are several photos from our panel discussion event.