In-car video is friend, not foe

Bischoff, Glenn
May 2010
Urgent Communications;May2010, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p4
Trade Publication
The author comments on issues surrounding in-car video cameras in patrol vehicles. He mentions an article in the "Chicago Sun-Times" which said that some police officers refuse to switch on the cameras for fear that recordings may be used against them later in departmental or civil proceedings. He argues that these in-vehicle systems keep the officers in check while providing them with safety and serving as a source of evidence for criminals.


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