The Canadian Press

2015-02-24 | Body Cameras

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An all-party committee is recommending police forces across B-C outfit officers with body cameras. The proposal is based on the rising use of cameras in other jurisdictions and was already tried successfully last fall during the dismantling of a homeless camp in Vancouver. The committee's deputy chair, MLA Spencer Chandra Herbert, says it's a new step of protection for both police and citizens. (The B-C ministry of justice must green light the use of cameras before police forces can set about discussing the details.)

Date: 2015-02-24
Placeline: VICTORIA.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 21 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << so you're not having to rely on people's memories on note that may have been taken and in cases where you know the police might be involved in the death of somebody or Serious injury they want the evidence to come out to show if they've operated within the law and that they've done everything they can to try and reduce antagonism or aggression >>