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.
State Policies on Release of Police Videos – States Have Been Rushing To Catch Up With the Widespread Use of Police Body Cameras by Passing Laws That Govern When and How Footage Can Be Released To the Public Police Body Worn Cameras: A Policy Scorecard August 2016 The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has compiled current laws re: body camera … Read More
Justice Department announces $20M for police body cameras. September 26, 2016. The Justice Department announced it’s awarding more than $20 million for law enforcement agencies around the country to establish or enhance their use of body cameras, a move that comes after several fatal shootings of black men by police that have prompted widespread protests. http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/ct-justice-department-police-body-cameras-20160926-story.html