Boston police commissioner says union sent harmful message by fighting body camera program
Boston.com - 09/13/2016
The program requires the 100 officers to wear the cameras and keep them on throughout interactions with civilians. As Braude noted, the policy also requires officers to gain permission to film inside private residence, unless they have a warrant.
Following the six month program, Dr. Anthony Braga, the head of Northeastern University’s School of Criminology and Criminal Justice, will analyze how the body cameras affect community relations, complaints, and use of force incidents, as WBUR reported in a useful explainer Monday.