This is an independent study, self-paced course.
This introductory level course is designed to familiarize Internal Affairs investigators with the core principles of analyzing police body worn camera (BWC) video.
We will provide you with an overview of BWC equipment and technology, explain the differences between the human eye and the video camera, and discuss the proper procedures for viewing videos.
- Technology and equipment overview
- Human visual system
- Selective attention
- Camera’s perspective
- Procedures for viewing videos
Internal Affairs investigators, police administrators, supervisors, police union representatives, and state attorney investigators
This course is restricted to sworn and non-sworn law enforcement personnel.
Online environment: This is an independent study, self-paced course. Although there are no specific times that you must be online, you will be required to complete assignments by the deadlines posted within the course. You should plan to dedicate approximately eight hours to the course activities. You must be committed to the course and invest the time necessary for successful completion.
Instructors are available to answer your questions during each module via the help forum. The course must be completed within 30 days upon registration. Once the 30-day period has ended, you may no longer have access and be required to re-enroll. Additional fees may apply.
Computer requirements: You will complete the course entirely online. A dependable broadband internet connection with a Windows or Mac computer and Adobe Acrobat Reader (free download) are required.
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This course is not eligible for certificate discounts.