by PoliceMag.com Two high-ranking Fort Worth, TX, police officials were demoted from department command staff to the rank of captain Friday, accused of leaking an officer’s body camera video from a controversial arrest and his personnel file.
BY EMMA WHITFORD The NYPD released a policy for body camera usage on Friday, outlining the types of civilian encounters that officers will be required to record, and when and how cops and civilians can review footage. The policy will dictate a months-delayed pilot program, which the NYPD says will ultimately outfit 1,000 beat officers.
The Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association brought a court action against Boston’s police commissioner William Evans over his order to 100 officers wear body cameras as a pilot program. The Commissioner’s order came after his call for volunteers received no takers. The union sought to halt the program until a new agreement can be negotiated. Union President Patrick Rose testified that … Read More