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

February 23, 2017
David Kroman

"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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