Feb 242015
 
 February 24, 2015  Surveillance, U.S., Youth & Schools

From the good-for-them dept.

Emily Neinfeldt reports:

The University of Wisconsin Police Department has equipped one officer with a body camera on a trial basis and plans to outfit more when a delivery of 10 more cameras arrive. Until then, UWPD is exploring privacy issues through developing a new policy.

UWPD is still drafting policy to regulate outfitting the officers with the body cameras, Marc Lovicott, UWPD spokesperson, said. The policy will include who is going to wear the cameras, when they will be worn and when they will be turned off, he said.

UWPD is exploring privacy topics that might surround the use of the cameras, Lovicott said.

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