body camera

noun

variants or less commonly body cam or bodycam
: a video camera that is worn on clothing and used to continuously record activity in front of the wearer
Americans are deeply divided over race relations and police use of force. One thing they don't seem to be divided over, however, is support for police body cameras.Tom Knight

Word History

First Known Use

1993, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of body camera was in 1993

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“Body camera.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/body%20camera. Accessed 28 Jan. 2023.

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