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Fox KTVU Oakland: Homicide Clearance Rates in Oakland

NBC Today Show: Police Body Camera Investigation

CCTV Researcher Eric Piza Interviewed

by IPVM on March 2, 2021

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CBS News Chicago: What makes a good body camera policy?

CBS News Chicago: Left in the dark. Tens of thousands of moments were never captured on Chicago Police body cameras. Lax oversight allows it to happen.

Police Practice & Research Black Box Video Series: Advice for Peer Reviewers

NBC News I-TEAM Exclusive: Tricked Out & Dangerous

Headline News: Across America with Sue Costello

Detektor TV: Eric Piza on how video surveillance can prevent crime

Detektor TV: Höjdpunkter från Trygghetskamerans dag

Eric Piza: Faculty Research Spotlight

News Media Expert Commentary

State Tech
Command Center Turns to Video Surveillance to Improve Response Times
7/19/2022


ABC 7 Washington D.C.
I-Team Exclusive uncovers some DC police surveillance cameras broken, malfunctioning
7/7/2022


Times-Herald Record
In aftermath for George Floyd, Middletown police praise adoption of body cameras
6/8/2022


The Badger Project
Homicide clearance rate in Wisconsin ranks near top in nation
9/30/2021


The Markup
Uber And Lyft Drivers Are Being Carjacked at Alarming Rates
7/22/2021


NBC News
Police Fired 24 shots at a handcuffed man. Why didn’t they turn on their body cameras?
5/2/2021


Syracuse.com
Sheriff Conway refuses body cameras while more U.S. police forces embrace them
4/23/2021


WSHU Public Radio
Advocates call Suffolk County’s long hidden body camera policy ‘useless’
3/22/2021


Chicago Sun Times
Former suburban cop hopes to cash in on new body-camera law in Illinois
3/12/2021


IPVM Surveillance News source
Mexico City Public Video Surveillance Faces Scrutiny
2/1/2021


CBS News Chicago
Left in the dark: Tens of thousands of moments were never captured on Chicago Police body cameras. Lax oversight allows it to happen
11/12/2020


Pavementpieces.com
Criminologists question what it means to “defund the police”
7/8/2020


Newsday
Village police department approves body cameras for officers
7/2/2020 


NJ.com
Police don’t have body cams in 4 of N.J.’s biggest towns. Here’s why.
6/30/2020


CNN
LAPD Audit Reveals Dangers of High-Tech Policing
3/22/2020


Newsday
Nassau police partners with Ring customers to receive video recordings
12/4/2019


Denverrite.com
Property crime increased where Denver pot shops popped up
12/3/2019


Chicago Tribune
Serious crime has doubled on Chicago’s ‘L’ system, despite the CTA adding thousands of security cameras
9/19/2019


C|NET
Amazon Ring Alerts Often Tie Up Police with False Alarms
7/31/2019


The Post and Courier
When SC Residents are Afraid to Call the Police, Technology Alerts Officers of Gunshots
7/6/2019


New York Times
A Major Police Body Cam Company Just Banned Facial Recognition. Its Ethics Board Says the Technology is Not Reliable Enough to Justify Using
6/27/2019


NBC News New York
I-Team Investigation: ‘Insane’ Car Modification Mimics Gunfire, Induces Panic
6/18/2019


C|NET
Amazon’s helping police build a surveillance network with Ring doorbells
6/5/2019


Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting
ShotSpotter tells Louisville police about gunshots, but officers rarely look for evidence
4/16/2019


CNN
LAPD Audit Reveals Dangers of High-Tech Policing
3/22/2019


The Philadelphia Inquirer
In Philly, Most Armed Robbers Remain Beyond the Long Arm of the Law
2/3/2019


Detroit Free Press
Controversial Surveillance Program Coming to Detroit Public Housing
11/6/2018 


The Brooklyn Ink
Extreme Makeover: Precinct Edition
10/22/2018 


The Philadelphia Inquirer
After Fatal Strip Mall Shooting Lack of Dashcams Under Scrutiny in Deptford
7/24/2018 


Ben Fordham Drive Show, Radio Sydney (Australia)
Citizen Virtual Patrol Network
6/28/2018


Chicago City Wire
Still No Arrests in Mob Assault on Teenager Near Lane Tech; Roscoe Village Residents on Wedge
6/12/2018


New York Times
In Newark, Police Cameras, and the Internet, Watch You
6/9/2018


Dagans Nyheter (Sweden)
Svenskarna positive till kamerovervakning
4/21/2018


Dagans Nyheter (Sweden)
Svensken vill ha kameraövervakning – men effekten fortfarande oklar
4/20/2018


Detroit Free Press
Does Detroit’s Project Green Light Really Make the City Safer?
4/20/2018


Detroit Free Press
Detroit’s Greektown district unveils surveillance to boost security
1/30/2018


New York Times
New Yorkers Don’t Scare Easily
12/11/2017


Democrat & Chronicle (Part of the USA Today Network)
Is shot spotter reliable enough? Critics question human equation behind technology
11/17/2017


The Newsmakers, TRT World Media (Turkey)
Can the Los Angeles Police Department be Trusted with Drones?
10/25/2017


The Buffalo News
Will offering more reward money help Buffalo solve more homicides?
9/22/2017 


Time Magazine
Shots Fired
9/21/2017


Star Ledger
What new numbers reveal about violent crime in each of N.J.’s 20 largest cities
7/7/2017


Allentown Morning Call
Magic bullet for Allentown? New citywide system would pinpoint gunshots
5/9/2017


Securityuser.com (Sweden)
New York-forskare huvudtalare på Trygghetskamerans dag
4/18/2017


Times Herald-Record
Perception vs. reality: People don’t feel safer despite drop in crime
3/4/2017


Statescoop.com
Civil rights advocates: Texas’ new police body camera footage fee is “a shot” at poor communities
11/30/2016


New York German Press
Predictive policing
8/10/2016 


Statescoop.com
Judge strikes down Calif. City’s $3,000 bill for release of police body camera videos
7/14/2016


The Virginian Pilot
Chesapeake police to track more data on interactions with the public
6/30/2016


International Business Review
Fighting crime with computers: Is predictive policing the future of law enforcement?
6/23/2016


New York Times
In Wisconsin, a backlash against using data to foretell defendants’ futures
6/22/2016


On Point , National Public Radio
Predicting murder in Chicago
5/25/2016


The Atlantic
Using a green light to bring crime to a stop
5/19/2016


Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
Violence interrupted: Rochester, NY police keep one step ahead of street disputes
2/13/2016


Wilmington News Journal
Wilmington’s data-led policing helps cut crime
2/9/2016


Florida Times Union
Deadly January again casts spotlight on homicide in Jacksonville
2/6/2016


WCBS New York
Quick arrest in Chelsea slashing case shows importance of surveillance cameras
1/8/2016


Mic.com
‘Minority report’ is real-and it’s really reporting minorities
11/9/2015


Asbury Park Press
Will video set record straight in Brick Shooting?
9/1/2015


Star Ledger
6 murders in a week: How Newark is responding to summer homicide surge
8/31/2015


Star Ledger
How many shootings has Newark had this year? Depends on who you ask
8/25/2015


Happening Now, Fox News
Rising crime in American cities.
8/12/2015


Washington Post
Around St. Louis, bloodshed rises in year since Michael Brown was killed
8/11/2015


TechPresident.com
Cory Booker routes around capitol hill veteran to win the tech vote
8/9/2013

Awards & Honors

2021
Diverse: Issues in Higher Education Emerging Scholars
-Award recipient: annual recognition of an interdisciplinary group of minority scholars who are “changing our institutions and higher education for the better.”

2017
American Society of Criminology Division of Policing Early Career Award
-Award recipient: annual award recognizing outstanding scholarly contributions to the field of policing by someone who has received his or her Ph.D. degree within the last five years.

2016
John Jay College Scholarly Excellence Award
-Award Recipient: annual award given to select faculty members for outstanding scholarly contribution in the preceding three years.

2015
John Jay College Donal E. McNamara Award
-Award Recipient: annual award given to a junior faculty member for outstanding
scholarly contribution in the preceding two years to the fields of criminal justice or
criminology.

2010
Newark Police Department Civilian Award
-Civilian Award Recipient: annual award issued during Police Week in recognition of the service and dedication of a civilian member of the police department.

2003-2004
Rutgers University: Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement
Program Scholar

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