Tags Body Cameras
NYPD decommissions 3,000 body cameras after one explodes
Independent investigators with both the city and Axon, the device maker's parent company, will search for answers.
Boston police make body cameras permanent, citing positive report
A yearlong study by Northeastern University showed "small but meaningful benefits" that are now encouraging further investment in the technology.
What it means to be a 'smart city' in 2018 — and why we should consider another name
From railroads to sewers to paved roads, cities must improve their infrastructure to avoid fading away. "Smart city" upgrades add a different dimension to the story.
In policy reversal, LAPD begins releasing body camera footage
After a waiting period, recordings of critical incidents will become public, but old recordings will not fall under the new policy.
As public safety tech advances, policy remains 'light years behind'
A panel of experts at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, Texas, say institutional barriers are blocking progress promised by new technologies in policing.
Police complaints plummet in San Antonio following body camera use
Other jurisdictions around the country are reporting a similar trend.
New Mexico task force would explore new privacy rules for police video
Lawmakers may form a task force to consider a new policy that would restrict public access to police body camera footage involving people with mental illness.
Police could be doing so much more with body cameras, says former chief
Linden, New Jersey's former police chief says body worn camera footage was instrumental in transforming his department.
SF Police Commission redefines 'active' body camera status
A loophole that permitted officers to activate only the audio or video recording functions of their devices would be closed.