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State Government

When Should Police Release Body Camera Videos?

April 19, 2016 | Ben Bradford

As more California police departments equip body cameras on their officers, state lawmakers are trying to determine who should have access to the videos.

New California Laws 2016

California College Police Get New 'Tools' For Investigations

January 4, 2016 | Ed Joyce

California college and university police departments will have the authority to use "pretext phone calls" and body-cameras, starting January 1, 2016.

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State Government

Assembly Debates Police Body Cameras

April 14, 2015 | Katie Orr

Police body cameras have the potential to provide more information about law enforcement interactions with the public. And today a California Assembly committee considered when police should be allowed to review the video they've taken.

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Law Enforcement Split On Body Cameras

April 2, 2015 | Bob Moffitt

Officer-worn body cameras are rare in northern California, but, perhaps not for long. About half of the law enforcement agencies in the greater Sacramento region are using the cameras or are testing them. But, some agencies are reluctant.

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Cop Cams New To Most But Old School For Modesto PD

April 1, 2015

More and more law enforcement agencies are considering body cameras for their officers. They're looking for departments that have been using them regularly for guidance. Modesto Police tested some of the first systems and are still using them today.

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