Category Archives: Body cameras

Chicago Sun-Times: After body cameras on Chicago cops, could gun cameras be next?

Chicago Sun-Times: After body cameras on Chicago cops, could gun cameras be next? by Mitch Dudek: All Chicago police officers on patrol will be wearing chest-mounted body cameras by the end of the year — but could gun-mounted cameras be next?

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Techdirt: Oversight Board Report On DC Police Cameras Contradicts Earlier Report’s Claims

Techdirt: Oversight Board Report On DC Police Cameras Contradicts Earlier Report’s Claims by Tim Cushing: Less than a month after a first report was delivered on Washington, DC police body camera use, a second one has arrived. And it seems … Continue reading

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The New American: Utah Nurse Waives Lawsuit, Settles for $500,000 in Patient Privacy Case Written by  Bob Adelmann

The New American: Utah Nurse Waives Lawsuit, Settles for $500,000 in Patient Privacy Case by Bob Adelmann:

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Newsweek: Opinion: So If Police Body Cams Don’t Work, What’s the Solution?

Newsweek: Opinion: So If Police Body Cams Don’t Work, What’s the Solution? by Josephy Marguilies: The police must become part of a robust partnership involving the community and other municipal agencies. Collectively and creatively, the members of this partnership must … Continue reading

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WaPo: Oversight board finds many D.C. officers fail to properly use body cameras

WaPo: Oversight board finds many D.C. officers fail to properly use body cameras by Peter Hermann: More than a third of cases investigated by a D.C. police oversight board after complaints were made about officers’ conduct this past year involved … Continue reading

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NY Times: Body Cameras Have Little Effect on Police Behavior, Study Says

NY Times: Body Cameras Have Little Effect on Police Behavior, Study Says by Amanda Ripley and Timothy Williams:

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NYTimes: A Big Test of Police Body Cameras Defies Expectations

NYTimes: A Big Test of Police Body Cameras Defies Expectations by Amanda Ripley:

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Newsweek: Gun Cameras Might Be the Next Body Cameras as Police Try Them Out

Newsweek: Gun Cameras Might Be the Next Body Cameras as Police Try Them Out by Jessica Kwon: Gun cameras – mounted on officers’ weapons instead of their bodies – are the latest recording technology some police departments are considering adding … Continue reading

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Baltimore Sun: Baltimore prosecutors drop dozens more cases involving indicted officers, others shown in body camera footage

Baltimore Sun: Baltimore prosecutors drop dozens more cases involving indicted officers, others shown in body camera footage by Kevin Rector: Prosecutors in Baltimore have decided to drop dozens of additional criminal cases that relied on the testimony of eight city … Continue reading

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Texas Observer: Body Cam Policies in Texas Exacerbate a System Designed to Protect Police, Critics Say

Texas Observer: Body Cam Policies in Texas Exacerbate a System Designed to Protect Police, Critics Say by Michael Barajas: Civil rights advocates worry interpretation of a 2015 body camera law could help cops avoid prosecution as much as it ensures … Continue reading

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Minneapolis Star Tribune: Opinion: Here’s why the new Minneapolis body camera policy isn’t clearer about consequences

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Opinion: Here’s why the new Minneapolis body camera policy isn’t clearer about consequences by Adam Belz:

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NPR (via KUAR): Baltimore Police Caught Planting Drugs In Body-Cam Footage, Public Defender Says

NPR (via KUAR): Baltimore Police Caught Planting Drugs In Body-Cam Footage, Public Defender Says by Bill Chappell:

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