TITLE

In-car video is friend, not foe

AUTHOR(S)
Bischoff, Glenn
PUB. DATE
May 2010
SOURCE
Urgent Communications;May2010, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p4
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
51468405

 

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