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PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 18:   The 5:53am first train of Amtrak's northbound service from 30th Street Station arrives to the platform, after last week's derailment, on May 18, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.  Eight people were killed and more than 200 others were injured in the train crash, carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York, on May 12, 2015 in north Philadelphia.  (Photo by Mark Makela/Getty Images)

Gov’t To Require Cameras In Train Cabs After Amtrak Crash

The Obama administration says it’s drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.

07/08/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  Investigators and first responders work near the wreckage of an Amtrak passenger train carrying more than 200 passengers from Washington, DC to New York that derailed late last night May 13, 2015 in north Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. At least five people were killed and more than 50 others were injured in the crash.  (Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Gov’t To Require Cameras In Train Cabs After Amtrak Crash

The Obama administration says it’s drafting rules to require that railroads install video cameras inside locomotive cabs to record the actions of engineers.

07/08/2015

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Report: Baltimore Unrest Affects Surveillance Video Storage

Baltimore’s decision to save surveillance footage of Freddie Gray’s arrest and the unrest that followed has significantly reduced the storage capacity of some cameras on the city’s closed-circuit system, shrinking the time police have to save footage to help with other criminal investigations, a newspaper reported Friday.

06/12/2015

PHILADELPHIA, PA - MAY 13:  In this handout image supplied by NTSB, NTSB Recorder Specialist Cassandra Johnson (2nd R) works with officials on the scene of the Amtrak Train #188 derailment on May 13, 2015 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Service has been interrupted after Amtrak train derailed in Philadelphia last night, killing at least seven people and injured more than 200. (Photo by NTSBgov via Getty Images)

Amtrak To Add Inward-Facing Cameras After Derailment Kills 8

Amtrak will install inward-facing cameras on trains in order to improve safety following a deadly derailment in Philadelphia earlier this month.

05/26/2015

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D.C. Police Chief: Body Camera Videos Can’t Be Redacted Easily

D.C. Police Chief Cathy Lanier says the technology doesn’t exist to efficiently redact videos from police body cameras for release to the public.

05/07/2015

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Baltimore Businesses Allowing Police To Access Private Security Systems

Beefing up security. Baltimore businesses are allowing police to access their private security systems.

02/09/2015

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Frederick Police Plan To Ask For Body Cameras

The Frederick Police Department plans to ask for funding for 12 body cameras in the city’s 2016 fiscal year budget.

11/27/2014

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Baltimore Police Officers May Get Body Cameras

With police encounters under intense scrutiny, there are growing calls for officers to record those encounters with cameras on their bodies. Some Maryland police departments are already doing it—and Baltimore could be next.

08/20/2014

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Baltimore Co. Schools Tighten Security With Surveillance Cameras & Electronic Doors

Tighter security is on the way for Baltimore County schools. This, after schools nationwide and here in Maryland are seeing a spike in violence on campus.

06/29/2014

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Maryland General Assembly Passes New Speed Camera Regulations

There are some changes ahead in the way Maryland jurisdictions operate speed cameras. The General Assembly passes new regulations.

04/04/2014

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General Assembly Steps Into Baltimore Speed Camera Controversy

The General Assembly is about to step into the Baltimore speed camera controversy.

02/07/2014

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Authorities Thwart Smuggling Attempt At Jail

Maryland prison officials say they used closed-circuit cameras to stop an attempt to smuggle marijuana, tobacco and a cell phone into the troubled Baltimore city jail.

11/20/2013

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