body camera

variants: or less commonly body cam or bodycam \ ˈbä-​dē-​ˌkam How to pronounce bodycam (audio) \

Definition of body camera

: 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

First Known Use of body camera

1993, in the meaning defined above

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“Body camera.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Oct. 2020.

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