Don’t Let the N.Y.P.D. Co-opt Body Cameras

April 27, 2017
New York Times

The New York Police Department will begin one of the most controversial experiments in policing on Thursday when it outfits some officers in Washington Heights with body cameras. Unfortunately the department policy that governs how the cameras will be used is so flawed that the pilot program may do little to protect New Yorkers’ civil rights. Instead, it might shield police officers from accountability when they engage in misconduct. ...

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May 3, 2017