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LAPD to Make Body Camera Videos Public Under New Policy

 

The LA Police Commission unanimously voted to direct the LAPD to release videos of officer-involved shootings within 45 days of the incidents. 

Christine Gardiner, CSUF associate professor criminal justice, noted how attitudes have shifed since body cameras were adopted by the LAPD in 2015. “When body cameras first came out, it seemed like it would bring accountability on the police — and from the community, that remains the perspective," she said. "But, by and large, police officers see them as often exonerating them when they’re accused of something." Continue reading at KPCC.

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