Do you think wearing on-body cameras on duty should be mandatory?
There was a stunning fundraiser Friday in Knightstown, Ind., where police brought out a crime-fighting tool not to catch a criminal, but to raise money for the force. Read Full Story Here.
Law enforcement agencies have been using in-car video cameras for a little more than two decades. The devices have defended officers against nuisance claims of abusive or even brutal behavior. But now some agencies are beginning to ask if in-car video systems have been made obsolete by officer-worn systems.
Oakland Police officers TASERed a fan at the Athletics' playoff game on Friday, when the fan attacked officers after his wife was ejected. Read the full story here.
The chances of an in-custody death subsequent to police use of less-lethal weapons sparking a media firestorm in your city are ever growing. So it is imperative that your agency be prepared to respond to the public and media when an arrest-related death occurs.
Video captured by onlookers shows a suicidal man hanging from a freeway overpass sign near Fresno TASERed by CHP officers. Read the full story here.
The rules of the game may be changing. Forward-looking agencies embrace new technology at about the same time as the rest of society. That seems to be the case with on-body video systems.