San Jose Police Begin Using Body-Worn CamerasSan Jose's police chief compared deployment of body cameras to when officers were first introduced to handheld radios.
Body Camera Video Surfaces Of Hayward Man Dying While In Police Custody The family of a Hayward man who died in police custody in 2014 has released body camera video of the incident, as the family seeks changes in how such cases are handled.
San Jose Police Body Cameras Already Under Scrutiny Before TestingAfter years of false starts and foot-dragging, San Jose Police will begin field testing body cameras Monday, a reform that watchdog groups had long hoped would provide greater accountability and oversight of the city's officers.
California Highway Patrol Testing Body Cameras Next YearCalifornia Highway Patrol officers will begin testing body cameras next year under a proposal included in the state budget.
Body-Camera Evidence In Fatal San Jose Police Shooting Demonstrates What People See Can Still Be DivisiveAs more police departments adopt body-worn cameras, many are finding they don’t always produce clear-cut evidence in officer-involved shootings and can actually be divisive.
Police, San Francisco Public Defender Warn Body Cameras May Come With ConsequencesThe Oakland Police Department has been wearing body cameras since 2010, but the head of the Oakland Police Officers’ Association warns of the push to incorporate the cameras nationwide.
87 Livermore Police Officers Outfitted With Body CamerasAll 87 Livermore police officers have been issued body cameras, department officials said Tuesday.
Video Shows SFPD Informant Targeting Black Woman Over Asian Woman In Drug Sting OperationNew video shows an undercover San Francisco police informant ignoring an Asian woman who may have been offering drugs, and instead going after a black woman.
SJPD To Begin Wearing Body Cams Later This Year; Release Details On Drone UseSan Jose’s police department says it will begin field testing cameras on about a dozen officers in September with full implementation a year later. They also said they won't roll out drone technology until 2017.
Oakland Mayor Says Police Body Cameras Have Cut Use-Of-Force Incidents Significantly In 5 YearsOakland Mayor Jean Quan said Wednesday that there’s been a “significant decrease” in use-of-force incidents by her city’s police officers since they began wearing body cameras four years ago.
Contracts Approved For Officer Body Cameras In Sonoma County Following Andy Lopez Sheriff ShootingThe Sonoma County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved three five-year contracts totaling $1.1 million to equip 241 sworn county sheriff’s officers with body-worn cameras.