Real people cams
They're not the only Washington police departments getting in on the action.At just three inches tall, it could be mistaken for a pager clipped to a police officer's collar or shirt.It's got a wide-angle lens and a little green button that lights up when it's on.
He said the only exception the law currently makes is for police in-car cameras. The Lake Forest Park Police Department has a different take on the law.For the past year, Officer Morris Parrish and a Lake Forest Park police sergeant have been wearing Vievu cameras on their chests on a trial basis under a temporary agreement struck with their police union.30, 2010, jurors at the recent police inquest could have seen the last moments of First Nations woodcarver John T. What they had instead was a dashboard camera pointed the wrong way that recorded chilling audio of four shots.Seattle City Councilmember Bruce Harrell proposed Seattle police try out body cameras in July 2010, after video surfaced of police stomping on or hitting people of color."There are a lot of technical questions to work through on the body cameras, but that can all be worked out," Burgess said in an e-mail to Real Change.
Even Police Chief John Diaz has publicly endorsed the idea.