Effects of Body Position on Facial Recognition in Police Body-Worn Cameras

Principal Investigator: Stephen Elliott

The purpose of this project is to identify the effects of a police officer’s body position on facial recognition identification accuracy in body-worn cameras (BWCs). More specifically, this research will examine how three different manipulations of a single policing stance will affect the facial recognition comparison scores for a known target using footage captured from a popular BWC under controlled conditions.


Other Faculty: Dr. Kathryn Seigfried-Spellar

Students: Julia Bryan

Keywords: biometrics, face recognition, identifcation, law enforcement