@6, NPR recently discussed
some bodycam issues I wasn't aware of, including this:
…Finally, there's the matter of the 30-second buffer. When an officer presses record, the camera saves the 30 seconds of images that led up to that moment, but not the audio. The manufacturer designed the buffer to protect the privacy of police officers — and to appeal to resistant police unions — but it also means the cameras may miss crucial noises or words that trigger an incident…
Responsible police officials, and citizens, need to be the ones driving the desired features and configuration of these systems, not marketers shooting for the lowest common denominator.