Maryland Looks Into Statewide Mandate On Police Body CamerasLawmakers are pushing for a statewide mandate requiring every police department in Maryland to equip officers with body cameras, however, the cost for equipment and maintenance of the footage may be the biggest challenge.
BPD Body Camera Video Could Be Released Within Week Of Critical Incidents Under New PolicyBaltimore police body camera footage from a critical incident could be released to the public within a week of the incident taking place under a new policy announced Wednesday by Police Commissioner Michael Harrison.
Officials Seek State Privacy Protections For Police Body Camera FootageAt least two lawmakers in Baltimore County want more restrictions on who is allowed to see police body camera footage, but the ACLU has concerns.
Surveillance Video Released, No Charges For Off-Duty Officer Who Shot ManBaltimore County prosecutors now say an off-duty police officer was acting in self-defense when he fatally shot a man outside a Catonsville grocery store earlier this month.
Md. County May Be Changing Body Cam Policy After Man Fatally Shot By Off-Duty OfficerAcross the country, it is rare that officers are mandated to wear body cameras while working secondary jobs in uniform.
Justice Department Announces $20M for Police Body Cameras The Justice Department is awarding more than $20 million for local law enforcement agencies across the country to buy body cameras for officers in the wake of fatal shootings of black men by police that have led to protests and demonstrations.
Maryland Official: Videos Of Police Acts Are Public RecordsVideos of police actions recorded by body cameras are "clearly public records" that fall under the Maryland Public Information Act, the chairman of a state commission said Tuesday.
Police Body Cameras Coming To BaltimoreBaltimore City announces it's prepared to put body cameras on all police officers, by early next year!
Reforming Baltimore Police Will Be Time-Consuming, CostlyPutting the city back together. Baltimore is continuing to recover.
Senate To Hold Hearings On Police Body CamerasAs the death of another black man while in police custody sparked ongoing protests in a nearby city, the Senate on Wednesday prepared to discuss more widespread use of police body cameras.
Investigation Launched After Video Shows Officer Punching Man In The FaceBaltimore Police are speaking out about the actions of an officer, caught on camera punching an unarmed 19-year-old in the face just before his arrest.
Baltimore Commissioner Wants Camera Program By End Of YearBody cameras on officers won't solve every conflict between law enforcement and the communities they protect, but they are a step in the right direction, Baltimore City Police Commissioner Anthony Batts said Friday
Task Force Recommends City Officers To Wear Body CamerasIt's been in the works for months and now Baltimore City police officers will soon wear small cameras. The mayor unveiled recommendations from her task force that starts with a pilot program for the cameras this year.
Baltimore County Studying Body Cameras For PoliceOfficials in Baltimore County will study having police wear body cameras.
Baltimore County Police Interested In Body CamerasThe growing outcry over recent police actions has Baltimore County taking steps to build trust in police. The county is investing in body cameras so the community and officers feel safe.