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Mountain View Police Join Growing Number Of Departments Equipping Officers With Body Cameras

From President Barack Obama, to families of police shooting victims, the call is getting louder for officers to use body cameras. Police in Mountain View have become the latest in the Bay Area to use the technology.

12/05/2014

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12 San Jose Cops Volunteer To Wear Body Cameras

Twelve officers of the San Jose Police Department have volunteered to wear body cameras as part of a planned pilot program with three different models of cameras, including one that can be affixed to glasses, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.

12/03/2014

A drone prototype equiped with a GoPro camera. (Jean Pierre Clatot/AFP/Getty Images)

San Mateo-Based GoPro Reportedly Developing Its Own Line Of Consumer Drones

The drones are expected to hit the market late next year.

11/27/2014

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Tiburon Police Chief Says Public Input Necessary On Implementing Surveillance Technology

Tiburon’s police chief said he believes cities and counties should include the public in any decision to place surveillance cameras on roadways or in public spaces.

11/17/2014

Surveillance Camera (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

11 Ways The Government Is Spying On You

You don’t have to read too far into the dystopian works of George Orwell’s 1984 or Aldous Huxley’s Brave New World before drawing up some similarities between fiction and real-world governments.

11/17/2014

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Belvedere To Start Tracking Cars With License Plate Cameras

Cameras will soon be taking pictures of your license plates when you enter or leave Belvedere.

11/12/2014

Grass Fire in San Rafael

High Tech Camera System To Help Firefighters Spot Wildfires In Marin County

High tech cameras and sensors are helping firefighters in the North Bay swing into action when wildfires strike.

11/04/2014

Instagram videos were found of Sonoma County high school students killing rats at a wildlife museum.

Motion-Sensing Wildlife Camera Network Program Planned For Marin County

Park and government officials are gathering funding to establish a network of 100 cameras in Marin County open space that will monitor the movement of the North Bay’s wildlife.

09/15/2014

(CBS SF)

San Leandro Officers Now Wearing Video Cameras On Uniforms To Record Interactions With Public

San Leandro police officers and other staff members assigned to work in the field are now equipped with video camera devices worn on the front of their uniform shirts.

09/12/2014

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San Jose City Council Approves Voluntary Security Camera Registry

The plan will allow police to tap into private security cameras to help catch criminals.

09/10/2014

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