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Body Cam: Behind the Badge

Through the expert eyes of former FBI Tactical Instructor, Greg Shaffer, Body Cam: Behind the Badge unpacks the real-life decisions officers make to minimize harm to civilians - and themselves - while trying to bring dangerous suspects safely under control. The visceral Body Cam footage shows the tactics deployed by officers as they face deadly shooters, fugitives who use vehicles as weapons, and unpredictable and ruthless criminals. What are the tell-tale signs that warn officers that a suspect is a threat? How do officers assess the odds, and how do they choose whether to follow or ignore their training to protect themselves and innocent bystanders? Including new reflections from the officers who were profiled in Season 1 of Investigation Discovery's hit series Body Cam, as well as one new segment each episode pulled from the digital series Body Cam: Captured, Shaffer unpacks how officers respond to these unpredictable threats and how their training protects them and the public in moments of extreme danger.

Show Info

Network: United States Investigation Discovery (2019 - now)
Schedule: Tuesdays at 23:00 (60 min)
Status: Running
Show Type: Reality
Episodes ordered: 5 episodes

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Previous Episode

The Negotiator

Episode 1x05; Mar 26, 2019

To talk, or to taser? How do officers get past a man with knives threatening his partner and baby? Greg Shaffer unpacks how officers make the call, and when talking and listening are truly the best weapons.

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x05: The NegotiatorMar 26, 2019
1x04: The Thin Blue LineMar 19, 2019
1x03: Line of AttackMar 12, 2019
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