After Tumultuous Year For Police And African-Americans, What's Changed?

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Oakland police officers, wearing body cameras, form a line during demonstrations against recent incidents of alleged police brutality nationwide. Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images hide caption

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California Bill Could Limit Police Access To Body Camera Footage

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Cellphones were used to record a 2012 confrontation between protesters and police in Springfield, Ill. Seth Perlman/AP hide caption

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Civilians Can Record Police Encounters, But When Is It Interference?

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Body cameras, like this one shown at a 2014 press conference in Washington, D.C., are small enough to be clipped to an officer's chest. Washington and Denver are among U.S. cities trying the cameras. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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When Police Are Given Body Cameras, Do They Use Them?

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Task Force Calls For Independent Probes Of Police-Involved Shootings

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A Philadelphia police officer demonstrates a body-worn camera being used as part of a pilot project last December. Matt Rourke/AP hide caption

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Police Departments Issuing Body Cameras Discover Drawbacks

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Following Ferguson, Obama Urges Changes To Boost Community Policing

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Few police departments have required officers to wear body cameras, but that's changing after the events in Ferguson, Mo., this summer. Jim Mone/AP hide caption

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After Ferguson, Police Body Cameras Catching On

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Evesham, N.J., is one of thousands of U.S. police departments that use body-worn cameras. Joe Warner/South Jersey Times/Landov hide caption

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Can Body Cameras 'Civilize' Police Encounters?

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