Boston Police Department

Police body cameras are coming

Police body cameras are coming

Segun Idowu weighs in on The Codcast

It’s been a long march for the Boston Police Camera Action Team, but nearly four years after the community-based group set out to push Boston police to have officers deployed with body-worn cameras it looks like victory is in sight. In recent days, Mayor Marty Walsh and Police Commissioner Bill Evans have both signaled that(...)

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Not very candid camera talk from police union

If the topic weren’t so serious, the situation would be laughable. In the wake of rising national concern over police conduct, in particular in dealings in the black community, law enforcement departments across the country are adopting the use of body-worn cameras by officers as part of drive for greater transparency. Adding the small lapel-mounted(...)

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