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Justice Department earmarks $20 million for police body cams.

On Friday the Justice Department announced a $20 million body camera program that will fund grants for purchasing devices, offering training, and …

The Problem With Police Body Cameras

<b>Correction appended, May 4, 2015.</b><p>The recent events in Baltimore have once again opened the question of mandatory police body cameras as a protective …

States, civil liberty advocates collide over police body camera policy

Lawmakers throughout the USA are grappling with just how much the public is entitled to see when a police body camera has recorded a volatile or even mundane incident on video.<p>Since the beginning of the year, lawmakers in at least 15 states and Washington, D.C., have introduced legislation that …

Law Enforcement

Baltimore mayor asks DOJ for civil rights probe into city police department

<b>Baltimore (CNN) —</b> Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake requested Wednesday that the Department of Justice order a "pattern or practice" civil rights investigation into the city's police department, similar to the probe conducted in Ferguson, Missouri after the shooting death of Michael Brown …

Justice

Toronto police will be allowed to turn body cameras off and won’t record carding

Toronto police officers equipped with body cameras as part of a pilot project rolling out this month won’t be recording when they “card” citizens not …

Law Enforcement