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SPARQ Hosts White House to Discuss Police Tech

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December 10, 2015

SPARQ and the Oakland Police Department co-hosted the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy for a round table on how to leverage police body-worn camera data.

Researchers, technologists, policymakers and law enforcement officials from around the country discussed the opportunities and challenges that adopting body camera technology presents for police agencies.

In her presentation, SPARQ faculty director Jennifer Eberhardt said that analyzing body camera footage can afford us a better understanding of how police officers and citizens interact with each other and improve police-community relations.

Read more about the round table in the San Jose Mercury News.