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Video Evidence: A Primer for Prosecutors


Video evidence is exploding. Surveillance videos, YouTube clips, smart phone recordings and body worn camera videos are frequently part of the evidence in a case. This primer provides guidance for managing video evidence in the office and for introducing it in court. Read

This primer could not have been created without the excellent contributions of Kay Chopard Cohen (NDAA), David McCreedy and Pat Muscat (Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office, MI), Mark Shlifka (Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, IL) and John Wolfstaetter (New York County District Attorney’s Office, NY), as well as the support the Bureau of Justice Assistance.