Video Evidence - A Primer for Prosecutors

The purpose of this resource is to provide prosecutors educational material, introduce helpful resources regarding video evidence, outline the benefits of its use in court, and acknowledge the challenges faced by prosecutors’ offices in handling video evidence. A sample process flow is also provided as step-by-step guidance on the general procedures and processes prosecutors may follow when preparing and handling video evidence. It has been designed to correspond to the typical flow of a case from receipt of evidence through the trial process. Finally, a glossary of terms used throughout this resource is included, as well as a list of recommended resources for further reading.

Author: Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative

Federal Sponsor Agency: BJA

Provider: Global Justice Information Sharing Initiative

Publication Date: October 2016

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