Body Cam is a docuseries on Investigation Discovery directed by Chris Bairstow, Rebecca Kenna, Andrew Parkin and Stephen Lennhoff. The writing credits go to Tom Keeling and Pet Rogers. The cinematography was done by Tim Knight, Frank Madone, and Paul Wood-Walker. Tom Keeling created the series who is also a producer and composer by profession, best known for his works in The Head Hunter (2015) and Dead or Alive (2013). The series showcases the actual footage of Law enforcement officers’ daily activities throughout the country. It enlightens the normal citizen about the difficulties officers are going through to keep them safe.
Body Cam Cast: Who’s in it?
Body Cam contains real-life documentaries packed in a series. The narration of the stories is done by J. V. Martin, a famous voice actor who has narrated for many documentaries and TV shows. He was born in Florida and was brought up in Los Angeles. He is the son of late Jim Martin who was a radio newsman (talk show host). First, he used to be a documentary producer and has worked in radio and television news in LA, but when he was identified with his talent, he switched his profession to narration. Other notable appearances from the first season include T.J. Behning, Evan Bentley, Kevin Black, among others
Real-life docu-series are not really known for a familiar returning cast, as the actors are chosen in each season as per the demands of the scripts. The only cast predictions that can be made for the next season of Body Cam is the narrator of the show that presents the stories to the audience. Other than this, the full cast or its whereabouts has not been announced by the network yet.
Body Cam Plot: What is it about?
Body Cam is an action-packed series describing the live situations of police officers encountering crimes in their day to day lives. One can actually witness the pressure they sustain to take instant decisions on which their lives depend, with the help of the cameras attached to their bodies. It’s like we are with them. It gives viewers an idea of the unusual activities undertaken by law enforcement officers.
“Body cameras are meant to provide accountability and, while such footage oftentimes faces public scrutiny, we hope that this series will shed some further light on the dangers that officers regularly face in their daily effort to keep us safe,” said Henry Schleiff, Group President of Investigation Discovery, Travel Channel, American Heroes Channel and Destination America. “Indeed, by showing actual footage of these harrowing encounters, Body Cam not only offers an intimate and intense look at law enforcement but also provides the viewer with a visceral sense of what life is like for those who must, on occasion, risk their lives to protect ours.”
Body Cam premiered its first episode ‘Officer Down’ on 27th November 2018 featuring a routine stop by a police officer going horribly wrong. The first season has ten episodes. The last one ‘Under Siege’, aired on 12th February 2019.