police body cameras

Reports Suggest Body Cameras Are Only Effective When Cops Can’t Turn Them Off

Reports Suggest Body Cameras Are Only Effective When Cops Can’t Turn Them Off

As body-worn cameras increasingly become a standard feature of American police uniforms, San Diego's experience with the technology offers another example to the growing body of evidence that suggests cops tend to behave better when they know the cameras are rolling. 

 

After Ferguson, Missouri Lawmakers Propose Banning Public From Viewing Footage From Police Body Cams

After Ferguson, Missouri Lawmakers Propose Banning Public From Viewing Footage From Police Body Cams

A bill, introduced by Sen. Doug Libla (R), would make all footage recorded by police officers, including dashboard and body cameras, exempt from the state’s open records law, and would prevent the state from requiring that police departments purchase and use body cameras.