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Thursday, May 15, 2014

"Putting cameras on police officers is an idea whose time has come"

The Washington Post has this editorial, excerpted at FourthAmendment.com:

Having successfully deployed cameras in patrol cars, a number of police departments, including the District’s, are now studying whether body-mounted minicams–attached to an officer’s lapel, for instance–could reduce officer (or civilian) misconduct, among a range of benefits. With sound safeguards, it’s a smart idea.

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