One-Fifth Of Officers Slow To Turn On Body Cameras In Use-Of-Force IncidentsOfficials told the Los Angeles Police Commission Tuesday that while 96.3% of officers involved in use-of-force incidents during a one-year period activated their body-worn cameras, nearly 20% of them did so late and inconsistent with department policy.
Some LA Deputies To Begin Wearing Body Cameras In OctoberAbout 5,200 deputies will be equipped with body cameras over the next 18 months, the sheriff says.
El Monte Police Officers To Start Wearing Body CamerasFunding for officer body cameras within the El Monte Police Department has been approved after the city council and El Monte Mayor Andre Quintero came to a unanimous agreement.
Only On: Villanueva Talks Fatal Shooting, Body Cameras, Ongoing Feud With Board Of SupervisorsSheriff Alex Villanueva said he did not believe that the deputy was "troubled," and that the timeline of the investigation was not due to a conspiracy, but rather due to the nature of the process.
Police Commission OKs Plan To Release Video Footage From LAPD Body Cameras The Los Angeles Police Commission unanimously approved a plan Tuesday to release video from officer body cameras and other sources recorded during shootings and major crimes or confrontations.
Officers' Body Cameras Turned Off In Police Shooting Of Australian Woman Officials are asking why body cameras worn by Minneapolis police officers who fatally shot an Australian woman were not activated to capture the shooting.
Calif. Bill Would Force Police To Release Body Cam VideoThe LAPD is among several state agencies that maintain policies denying the disclosure of body camera videos.
LAPD Looks To Change Policy On Release Of Body Camera FootageUnder the current policy, LAPD body camera footage is not publicly released, whether it be a shooting or a use of force.
$59M Plan To Outfit LAPD Officers With Body Cameras ApprovedThe Los Angeles City Council signed off Wednesday on a $59 million plan to equip Los Angeles Police Department officers with body cameras and cell phones.
Pasadena Residents To Weigh In On Use Of Body Cameras For Police OfficersResidents living in Pasadena will weigh in Monday on the use of body cameras for police officers.
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.