police body cameras
Report urges cities to consider equity as they adopt emerging tech
Autonomous vehicles, cryptocurrencies, and body worn cameras each could have unintended consequences on vulnerable populations, according to new research from the National League of Cities.
Police body-worn camera study finds absence of 'civilizing effect'
Researchers involved in the Washington D.C.-based study found that — at least locally — the cameras aren't helping to de-escalate tense situations.
Body cam footage missing in big chunk of D.C. cop complaint cases
Leadership says officers aren't concealing anything, but still learning how to use the technology.
Commission: Seattle mayor may have violated bargaining agreement with body camera order
Answering a complaint by the city's police union, state labor officials say further investigation is needed into the mayor's executive order.
Pennsylvania rolls back transparency on police body cameras, accepts $52K pilot grant
A new state law relaxes the rules for records disclosure and police interactions with the public as a federal grant prepares the state for a pilot of the emerging technology.
Civilians to oversee police policy, investigate complaints in Seattle
In a move the mayor's office calls "civilianization," Seattle proposes sweeping changes to its police oversight system.
Boston police union goes to court to block body camera pilot program
A month after striking a deal with the city to kick off the six-month program, the union is hoping to delay the pilot just days before it was set to begin.
NYPD nearly ready to close comment period on body camera pilot program
New York City police have been working with researchers to collect public feedback on their policy to govern the use of the technology.
Ohio bill would force police to use body-worn, dashboard cameras
State Rep. Kevin Boyce's legislation would also set aside nearly 4 million to help every police department in the state start using the technology.