Boston police

The Codcast: Police body cameras are coming

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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Judge says body camera pilot can move forward

Judge says body camera pilot can move forward

Wilkins denies Boston police union petition for injunction

A JUDGE HAS sided with Boston Police Commissioner William Evans and ruled that he has authority to assign officers to a body-worn camera pilot project over the objections of the Boston Police Patrolmen’s Association. In a decision handed down Friday morning, Suffolk Superior Court Judge Douglas Wilkins said Evans had the management authority to order(...)

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