NYPD Reveals Body Camera Policy Ahead Of April Pilot

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.

Boston Police Union Challenges Body Camera Program

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