body-worn cameras

Justice Department funds body-worn cameras for small-town, rural, tribal police

by • 11 months ago

A $7.65 million program is open to law enforcement agencies with 50 or fewer full-time sworn personnel, as well as tribal and rural departments.

Public records requests for audio, video spiked during pandemic

by • 12 months ago

Agencies are spending far more time processing public records requests than ever before, according to data collected by a government software provider.

Body-worn cameras have struggled to achieve desired reforms

by • 1 year ago

A report from the Council on Criminal Justice finds that cameras alone have not been enough to make police departments more transparent or trusted.

New York State Police begin body-worn camera program

by • 1 year ago

New York State Police are currently being outfitted with body-worn cameras that begin filming automatically upon the draw of a gun or stun device.

Ohio Gov. DeWine proposes $10M for police body-worn cameras

by • 1 year ago

“My goal is for every police officer in the state of Ohio to have a body camera,” Gov. Mike DeWine said.