The LA Police Commission recently secured funding to outfit 600 officers with body cameras and says the devices will cut down on lawsuits.
A plan to outfit police officers with body cameras is one step closer to becoming a reality now that the LA Police Commission has reached their fundraising goal.
Downtown Angelenos may be the first to encounter a Los Angeles police officer equipped with a new on-body camera.
Behavioral scientist Bill Lewinski spoke at the invitation of the Los Angeles Police Protective League.
Police Commission President Steve Soboroff said Tuesday that he has privately raised roughly half the $1 million he says is necessary to equip 1,500 Los Angeles Police Department officers with lapel cameras.
Newly elected president Steve Soboroff wants the LAPD to adopt new technology such as lapel cameras within 18 months.
Steve Soboroff, hired by Los Angeles Dodgers owner Frank McCourt to oversee improving the fan experience at the stadium, has resigned after two months on the job.
A newly hired Los Angeles Dodgers executive has criticized Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig’s move to take control of the team.