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BPD to extend body camera pilot program

BPD to extend body camera pilot program

The union for the Boston Police Department (BPD) has agreed to extend its body camera pilot program to September 2017 for further observation and research.

by × March 17, 2017 × 2 comments

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BPD body camera test run to continue, judge rules

BPD body camera test run to continue, judge rules

A Suffolk Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a pilot program requiring 100 Boston police officers to wear body cameras will proceed in spite of opposition from the department’s union, according to a 19-page ruling posted online by the Boston Globe.

by × September 9, 2016 × 3 comments

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Police brass, union spar in court on body cameras

Police brass, union spar in court on body cameras

Boston Police Department (BPD) Commissioner William B. Evans testified at a hearing Tuesday afternoon that he has the authority to assign officers to wear body cameras following a lack of volunteers for a six-month trial program. Union officials implored for more time and conversation.

by × September 7, 2016 × 2 comments