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PistolCam Tracks Cop Shots

By: Ben Preiss - Published: Nov 4, 2007 • References: pistolcam and techdigest
The PistolCam is a video camera that fits onto the guns of police offers to document each time a weapon is discharged in order to verify whether the shooting of a suspect was justified or not.

We're all familiar with the police car cams from shows like COPS. They officers document what they think will be a routine traffic stop, and turn it into a hairy encounter with a crack fueled criminal with an outstanding warrant in a stolen car.

The PistolCam could resolve a lot of potential conflicts where police are accused of unjustly shooting suspects.