Public Safety Forum

Police officer body-worn cameras: Trends and best practices

Join SPEA faculty members, IMPD leadership, and national experts from Seattle Police Department, Cincinnati Police Department, and George Mason University, as we discuss strategies, accepted practices for policy, implementation, and sustainability of body-worn camera programs.

  • When: Thursday, April 5, 6-8 p.m.
  • Where: Eskenazi Health
  • Faegre Baker Daniels Conference Room (First Floor)
  • 720 Eskenazi Ave.
  • Indianapolis, IN 46202

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Meet the panel of leading national experts

Kristen Cosgrove is a special projects manager for the Cincinnati Police Department and was involved in the department's implementation of its body-worn cameras program. Cosgrove, who attended the University of Cincinnati College of Law, previously worked for the City of Cincinnati Law Department for eight years before joining the finance division of the police department in 2015.  
Dr. Cynthia Lum is a professor of criminology, law and society at George Mason University. She researches primarily in the area of policing, security, and evidence-based crime policy. Her works in this area have included evaluations of policing interventions and police technology, understanding the translation and receptivity of research in policing, and assessing security efforts of federal agencies.  
Nick Zajchowski is a strategic adviser for the Seattle Police Department. He is currently acting as the program manager for the SPD Body-Worn Video program. Prior to the police department, Zajchowski ran the Research, Planning, and Evaluation Group at the Municipal Court of Seattle, as well as worked at the King County Office of Management and Budget as a budget and policy analyst focused on the county’s criminal justice system.