Body Cameras

Video: California Officers Ignored Dying Man's DistressThe video released Thursday was taken by cameras worn by El Centro police officers who pulled over 57-year-old Charlie Sampson on Dec. 3, 2013.
LAPD Gets $1 Million From U.S. Department of Justice For Body CamsThe Los Angeles Police Department was awarded $1 million by the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday for the purchase of body cameras, despite outcry from activists that the department's policies on the use and release of the footage hinders transparency.
Audit Raises New Questions About Monitoring, Use Of LAPD In-Car CamerasNew questions are being raised Friday about the Los Angeles Police Department’s in-car cameras after an audit found that supervisors aren't spot-checking the videos properly to monitor officer conduct.
Deputies In Jurupa Valley Begin Testing Body Cameras As Part Of Experimental RolloutDeputies in Jurupa Valley have started to test body cameras as part of an experimental rollout program.
Fullerton Police Department Becomes First Agency In O.C. To Outfit Entire Force With Body CamerasThe Fullerton Police Department has become the first agency in Orange County to outfit an entire force with body-worn cameras.
LA Police Commission To Discuss Body Cameras At 2 Community MeetingsThe Los Angeles Police Commission will discuss rules for officers using body-worn cameras at meetings in South Los Angeles and Canoga Park this week.
Long Beach Police To Begin Testing Body Cameras For OfficersOfficers in Long Beach may soon have the latest must-have accessory in the law enforcement community – body cameras.
LA Police Commission Wants Public Opinion On How Body Cameras Should Be UsedThe Los Angeles Police Commission wants to know – how should police officers use a body camera?
Experts: Cameras Worn By Police Are No PanaceaPolice body cameras have become a rallying cry in the wake of racially charged decisions by grand juries in Ferguson, Missouri, and New York City, but experts caution that increased use of the devices may raise more questions than answers.
Civil-Liberties Group: Police Use Counterterrorism Device For Other Criminal ProbesA senior staff attorney for the ACLU says the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) has a mixed record when it comes to transparency about the kinds of surveillance used.
More Police Agencies Considering Body, Dash CamerasChief Charlie Beck says broken cameras at police stations will get fixed and staff will be better trained on using station surveillance systems.
Body Cameras Coming To Downtown LAPD Officers The Los Angeles Police Department will soon begin placing body cameras on downtown officers.