Police Body Cameras
- The Denver Police Department will get more than $130,000.Read more
Colorado Springs' new body camera program launched this week. But transparency advocates say their footage-release policy is "overly restrictive."
At lawmakers' request, a diverse group recommends when cameras should be turned on and off, and when the public should know about a recording.
- Officers should turn off cameras when interacting with victims or confidential informants, say the new recommendations.Read more
- The takeaway for Colorado: camera-specific legislation here is lagging behind many other states.Read more
- The department is expected to complete a body camera policy this month as well as choose what type of camera the 471 officers will use.Read more
- Greenwood Village Police Chief John Jackson says more needs to be done to gain community trust.Read more
- Members of the Denver Police Protective Association said Wednesday that they don't oppose the cameras but want to be included in decisions about how they should be used.Read more
- Sergeant James Sokolik with department's Internal Affairs says the policy should be finalized on Jan. 1.Read more
Over the past few months, CPR News has been covering body cameras and what they mean for policing in the state. Here's a snapshot of what we found.