Category Archives: Body cameras

AP: Should police get to view bodycam footage immediately?

AP: Should police get to view bodycam footage immediately?:

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The Cap Times: Wisconsin Assembly approves bill to limit release of police body camera footage

The Cap Times: Wisconsin Assembly approves bill to limit release of police body camera footage by Jessie Opoien: Public access to police body camera footage would be limited under a bill approved Thursday by the Wisconsin Assembly. The legislation is … Continue reading

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Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Public would be kept from getting police body camera footage under Wisconsin bill

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Public would be kept from getting police body camera footage under Wisconsin bill by Patrick Marley: MADISON – Police body camera footage would be kept from the public in many cases,under a bill the state Assembly is … Continue reading

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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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