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High-Tech NYPD Is Body Camera Shy, As Departments Across Country Embrace Them

BY Sarah Lai Stirland | Monday, September 23 2013

Taser's Axon Flex cameras are the high-end ones that can fit onto glasses Image: Taser

When a federal judge ruled in August that New York City's stop-and-frisk policy was unconstitutional, she also ordered that policemen wear body cameras in the precincts most vulnerable to stop-and-frisk. Mayor Michael Bloomberg has called the prospect of implementing this order "a nightmare" and has filed an appeal. Yet hundreds of police departments around the country are implementing such camera systems as they're sold on the idea that the footage will exonerate officers and help them to resolve complaints and lawsuits against officers more efficiently. Read More

techPresidentTV: Favorite Videos of the Week

BY Joshua Levy | Saturday, September 22 2007

We have so much fun picking out our favorite web videos every week, we thought we'd try something new with our video experiments. In this, our third techPresidentTV video, I look through a handful of our favorite web ... Read More

Best Political Web Videos of the Week

BY Editors | Friday, September 21 2007

It's that time again, when we present our favorite political videos of the week. Some have gone or will go viral, and some will fall by the wayside. But all of them hit some kind of political or cultural note that proves ... Read More