APD Annual Reports - 2015 Annual Report - Page 21

on their light bar, the DVR system will automatically start recording. All marked units are equipped with these systems which consist of over 200 camera systems. The department also launched a body-worn camera pilot project on October 2, 2015. APD has 82 officers enrolled in the project and the study is being conducted by the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF). PERF is examining the impact of body-worn cameras on citizen complaints, use-of-force incidents, and community perceptions of police. “We will continue to be on the cutting-edge of maintaining and introducing new technology to ensure our officers are safe and our citizens receive the highest level of service.” - Management Services Director Steve Evans 21