Now Denver Police are encouraging officers to announce when they're recording and requiring them to record when "engaging in forced entry," among other changes.
Police Body Cameras
- Denver officers are explicitly told to turn on their cameras "when engaging in a forced entry."Read more
Since Pueblo's police department got body cameras in January, citizen complaints have dropped 17 percent, according to police.
In his regular conversation with Colorado Matters, Gov. Hickenlooper says the state can educate doctors to not over-prescribe dangerously addictive drugs.
Kent Lasnik was elated to find out that police body cameras captured how he was being treated after being arrested, his attorney says.
The contract for 800 cameras has gone through early City Council reviews but has not been introduced to the full council for approval.
In Phoenix, officers once resistant to the cameras are starting to embrace them. In Seattle, videos are posted to YouTube.
With all the news about body cameras, here's a little context for what Colorado has done with this new technology.
- The Fountain Police Department officially started using body cameras in 2013.Read more