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Tag Archives: Police body cameras

New partnership focuses on police body cameras

The city of Rochester has formally agreed to a proposal submitted about a year ago by the Coalition for Police Reform to create the Community Justice Advisory Board to improve police-community relations around the Rochester Police Department’s body-warn camera program. ...

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Commentary: Body cameras aid police accountability, but don’t let them erode privacy

A few weeks ago, the nation’s largest municipal police force, the New York City Police Department, started equipping its officers with body-worn cameras, an initiative touted as a revolution in policing. But for police reformers and privacy advocates — and ...

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Police body cameras solve one problem, create others

WASHINGTON — The use of police body cameras is spreading to keep officers honest about using force against citizens. But how and when the public gets to see the footage is up for debate. Videos of police shootings have become ...

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Police forces across the nation reaching out

CHESAPEAKE, Va. — Look up an article on police body cameras or tune into a recent broadcast about them, and there’s a good chance you’ll encounter the name: Police Chief Kelvin Wright. Here he was on Washington-based Governing magazine’s website ...

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City Council issues police body cam survey

A survey to solicit residents’ opinions regarding Rochester Police Department officers being outfitted with body cameras was released Tuesday by the Rochester City Council. The subject of body cameras has been widely discussed during the past few months nationally, regionally ...

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