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Body Camera Plan Approved for Seattle Police

The federal judge overseeing Seattle police reforms has approved the Police Department’s long-awaited body-camera proposal, resolving an issue that had put the plan on hold.

May 5, 2017

Federal Monitor Wants Seattle Officers to Wear Body Cameras

“The time for permanent use of on-officer cameras by all SPD officers is now,” the monitor, Merrick Bobb, writes in the fifth semiannual report since the city entered into a 2012 consent decree with the U.S. Justice Department to curtail excessive force and biased policing.

June 16, 2015

Clinton Dives Into Debate on Police Tactics, Urges Justice Reform

Clinton Dives Into Debate on Police Tactics, Urges Justice Reform

Diving into the debate over police use of force, Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton on Wednesday urged police departments throughout the country to use body cameras and urged an end to excessive prison sentences that burden black communities.

April 29, 2015

Growing Use of Police Body Cameras Raises Privacy Concerns

Scores of law enforcement agencies already use body-worn cameras, and calls for more have only grown across the U.S. after recent cases involving use of force have pitted the word of police officers against angry residents.

September 29, 2014

What Happens When Police Wear Body Cameras

What Happens When Police Wear Body Cameras

Use of on-body video cameras by law enforcement officers can lead to a decline in use of force by officers, suggest an article covering agencies' use of this technology.

August 18, 2014