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Portland erupted over body cam issue. Seattle, not so much.

February 23, 2017
Author: 
David Kroman

Crosscut - "The concerns with the current draft policy from some of the most involved people and organizations in police reform — the auditor of the Office of Professional Accountability, the Community Police Commission, the ACLU, the Public Defenders Association, Mothers for Police Accountability, among others — do not end at the provision to allow officers to review footage. In fact, they go well beyond that, including angst about whom officers may record, the extent of officer decision-making about turning the cameras on and off, clarity surrounding public disclosure laws, and whether the process is built to accommodate sustained community involvement."

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