body cameras

Police Body Cameras – Film and FOIA

Body Cameras are being adopted in police departments across the United States and should be considered an enormous step forward for open government, transparency, and accountability standards. However, as quickly as body cameras are being adopted, many police departments are also denying access to these records via freedom

What Do Body Cameras Mean for FOIA?

In the wake of events in Ferguson, New York, and other U.S. cities, police use of body-worn surveillance cameras has become a national debate. Many activists have made the case for this upgrade in surveillance citing cities like Rialto, California which saw an 88% decrease in complains against officers and a